Open Letter: Federal Government Healthy Eating Strategy

The Hill Times

    • An open letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed by the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Medical Association, Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada, Diabetes Canada and Heart & Stroke
    • The letter congratulates Prime Minister for efforts on Healthy Eating Strategy and urging the federal government to complete the commitment to the federal Healthy Eating Strategy prior to the end of the government’s term. In particular, this letter focuses on the need for a “simple, clearly visible and easy to understand front-of-package nutrition labeling (FOP) is important to ensure consumers can quickly grasp nutrition information and to support them to make healthier choices”
    • “This strategy will do much to help people living in Canada to eat healthy, reduce the incidence of diet-related disease/illness and consequently provide savings to the healthcare system and the economy”

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