- Canada proposes changes to nutrition information on food labels. Misko, George // Packaging Digest;Sep2014, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p27
The article discusses the proposals made by Health Canada which includes modifications in the format of the Nutrition Facts Table on product labels.
- Health Canada proposes nutrition label changes. Collier, Roger // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2015, Vol. 187 Issue 11, pE331
The article focuses on the proposal of the government agency Health Canada to change the nutrition labels on food to help Canadians make healthy food choices. The agency indicates that the changes will make it easier for Canadians to read labels, compare similar foods, and make more informed...
- Canada, not FDA, Gets Sugars Right. Lammi, Glenn // Food Processing (00156523);Sep2015, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p13
In the article, the author discusses the policies of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its Canadian counterpart Health Canada on food product labeling involving sugar contents as of September 2015. Also cited are the FDA's proposal to reshuffle its Nutrition Facts panel, the...
- New Mandatory Nutrition Labelling. // Journal of the Canadian Dental Association;Mar2003, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p138
The article reports on the introduction of a Health Canada regulation mandating that food labels must include Nutrition Facts table that provides information on the calories and major nutrients contained in prepackaged food.
- Revised food guide suffering from indigestion. // Active Living;Jan2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p14
The article addresses the problems in establishing a revised food guide in Canada. Health Canada is attempting to make the food guide more relevant to different ethnic and cultural groups. According to a spokesperson at Health Canada, the food guide will recognize the importance of traditional...
- Food allergen labelling. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/26/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 5, p415
The article announces the new labelling requirements for food allergens, gluten sources, and sulphites in prepackaged foods. The Health Canada implements the new labelling requirements to provide increased protection for food allergy sufferers. These new labelling requirements will oblige...
- Label changes conflict with WHO sugar advice. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/7/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 6, pE186
The article reports on the claims of Bill Jeffery, national coordinator for the Canadian branch of the Centre for Science in the Public Interest, that there is a need for Health Canada to rethink proposed food labeling changes in light of the new World Health Organization (WHO) sugar intake...
- Mixed reviews for Canada's new food guide. Andersen, Margot // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p752
The article reviews the newly updated Canada Food Guide released by Health Canada. The guide offers information on minimization of chronic diseases, proper nutrition based on age and sex and recommends more exercise. The article also discusses the criticism of various health experts on the lack...
- Health Canada Accepts Claim for Flax Supporting Cholesterol Reduction. // Nutraceuticals World;Apr2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p18
The article reports on the approval of Health Canada of a health claim for ground whole flaxseed that supports cholesterol reduction.