Federal sodium working group disbanded

Vogel, Lauren
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, pE229
Academic Journal
The article reports that the federal government of Canada has disposed its sodium reduction group. It states that the Sodium Working Group which was formed to create and impose strategy for cutting excessive sodium intake and has passed a report calling for voluntary reductions by industry was told that the said duty was reassigned to Health Canada's advisory body, Food Regulatory Advisory Committee. It adds that Health Canada also proposes a less rigorous sodium reduction targets.


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