Health Canada sidesteps commitment to new salt reduction strategy

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE571
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the recommendations issued by the Sodium Working Group of Health Canada for curbing the high salt consumption of Canadians. It says that the Sodium Reduction Strategy calls on restaurants and food manufacturers to reduce the sodium content of their products, and on Health Canada to monitor their compliance. Moreover, Federal Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq released a statement stating that Health Canada will consult its partners to examine the recommendations.


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