Seeking dietitians' input on managing health claims for Canadian foods


Photo credit:  I wish.....

I am writing and publishing this post quite quickly because time is running out.  Late last week,  Dietitians of Canada (DC) members received an email message requesting their feedback by March 7th on DC's draft response to this Health Canada document.  (If you're a DC member and don't have the email, let me know and I will forward it to you.)

I've added to my Resources page some key Health Canada links to help in understanding the current labelling regulations and permitted health claims.  No time to say more now.  I just wanted to get something out quickly so more dietitians can contribute to policy that will help ensure any words and numbers on the label truthfully inform versus confuse, overwhelm or manipulate food shoppers.

Oh, if you can't make the March 7th deadline or if you aren't a dietitian, you can contribute individual feedback until March 31st, 2008.