Workshop toward a National Food Policy and Council

The challenge for any effective National Food Policy is to address both the (a) market-based requirements for a prosperous (e.g. profitable,¬†competitive) food¬†system and (b) the externalities or consequence of commercial activity that affects other parties without being reflected in the … Continue reading

Food Front-of-Package Nutrition Symbol Consumer Consultation

On February 9th, Health Canada announced online consumer consultations for Front-of-Package (FOP) labelling, The intended purpose for the use of labelling regulations is to encourage Canadians to choose healthier foods, to reduce sodium, sugar and saturated fat consumption, and to … Continue reading