Policy Change


Dietary Advice


U.N. General Assembly Renews Vows to Tackle Food, Tobacco, Alcohol, Inactivity-related Disease (Acrobat 191k)
—July 11, 2014

Outcome document of the high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the comprehensive review and assessment of the progress achieved in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (Acrobat 192k)
—July 10, 2014

Call for ensuring primacy of health in trade deals and safeguards against conflicts of interest in addresses diseases caused by marketing of food, alcohol, tobacco (Acrobat 1376k)
—July 4, 2014

Health Canada Advisory Groups Hobbled by Commercial Conflicts of Interest Leading Medical Journal (Acrobat 150k)
—November 26, 2013

Federal government food policy committees and the financial interests of the food sector (Acrobat 501k)
—November 26, 2013

Conflict of Interest Coalition Statement of Concern (Acrobat 164k)
—September 21, 2013

Implementing the Healthy Kids Panel report, No Time to Wait: The Healthy Kids Strategy (Acrobat 419k)
—August 27, 2013

Technical Brief to the Honourable Charles Sousa, MPP, Ontario Minister of Finance (Acrobat 722k)
—August 27, 2013

Outcome of vote on Bill C-460, Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Act
—May 9, 2013

Parliament Kills Life- and Money-Saving Sodium Reduction Bill by 147-122 Vote (Acrobat 183k)
—May 8, 2013

Results of vote on Bill C-460 coming soon at Parliament of Canada website
in english en français
—May 8, 2013

Report Reveals 4-year Voluntary Sodium Performance Meagre As Parliament Votes Today on Sodium-Reduction Bill (Acrobat 169k)
—May 8, 2013

Salty To A Fault: A 4 year follow-up report (Acrobat 2566k)
—May 8, 2013

Inadequate voluntary sodium-reduction progress at restaurants illustrates the need to pass Bill C-460, Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Act in the May 8, 2013 vote. (Acrobat 362k)
—May 6, 2013

Urge your MP to support Bill C-460, Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Act
in english en français
—April 29, 2013

CSPI Calls on Premiers to Support Federal Sodium-Reduction Bill (Acrobat 162k)
—April 22, 2013

Updated Bill C-460 Joint-Statement (Acrobat 852k)
—April 22, 2013

Letter to Council of Federation urging premiers to support federal sodium bill (Acrobat 233k)
—April 22, 2013

Petition to the House of Commons in Support of Bill C-460 (Acrobat 229k)
—March 4, 2013

Debate on Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Peppered with Myths (Acrobat 110k)
—February 4, 2013

Debate on Bill C-460, Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Act
in english (Acrobat 160k) en français (Acrobat 171k)
—February 1, 2013

Debate Begins in Parliament on Bill to Implement Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada (Acrobat 110k)
—January 31, 2013

Joint-statement of support for Bill C-460 endorsed by health groups and experts (Acrobat 580k)
—January 31, 2013

Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada, 2010
—November 6, 2012

Bill C-460, Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada Act, 2012
—November 6, 2012

Federal Bill Proposes to Implement Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada (Acrobat 113k)
—November 6, 2012

Conflicts of Interest in International Disease Prevention Policy-Making (Acrobat 187k)
—September 27, 2012

Guidance for the Food Industry on Reducing Sodium in Processed Foods
—June 8, 2012

United Nations Food Law Body Advances Global Standard for Mandatory Nutrition Labelling (Acrobat 234k)
—May 18, 2012

Coalition letter to Prime Minister Harper urging action on sodium reduction (Acrobat 390k)
—January 6, 2012

Meeting Communique--Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Health (Acrobat 95k)
—November 25, 2011

Political Declaration on NCDs in the context of 205 other general assembly resolutions issued since 1946
in english en français
—September 19, 2011

Political Declaration: United Nations High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases
in english en français
—September 19, 2011

Statement of concern on lack of clarity on role of industry for June UN interactive hearing and September UN High Level Meeting 2011
—June 22, 2011

Nutrition advice to the President of the United Nations General Assembly (Acrobat 321k)
—June 15, 2011

U.S. government changes food pyramid to a plate
—June 3, 2011

Canada's Food Guide vs. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ (Acrobat 145k)
—June 2, 2011

World Food Law Body to Negotiate Standards for Mandatory Nutrition Labelling (Acrobat 249k)
—May 13, 2011

Comments on international food labelling standards by the International Association of Consumer Food Organizations (IACFO) to the WHO/FAO Codex Food Labelling Committee world annual meeting in Quebec City (Acrobat 89k)
—May 9, 2011

Championing Public Health Nutrition 2010: Conference Registration NOW OPEN!
—August 25, 2010

Toronto Board of Health--Sodium Reduction Strategy
—August 20, 2010

Sodium Working Group: Sodium Reduction Strategy for Canada (Acrobat 5301k)
—July 29, 2010

Statistics Canada, Mortality: Summary List of Causes, 2006
—July 15, 2010

World Health Organization Scientific Update on Trans Fat
—May 11, 2009

CTV: Ottawa should lead on childhood obesity: [Ontario Premier Dalton] McGuinty
—April 8, 2009

National Post editorial: Hold the Beef
—March 25, 2009

Meat Intake and Mortality
—March 23, 2009

World Cancer Research Fund expert and policy reports on diet
—February 26, 2009

Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids report tabled in Parliament
—March 27, 2007

Overview of Canadians' Eating Habits, 2004 : Nutrition: Findings from the Canadian Community Health Survey
—July 15, 2006

Canada's Food Guide Promoting Health or Protecting Wealth?
—September 16, 2005

Preliminary feedback on request for input on Canada's Guidelines for Healthy Eating
—December 24, 2004

World Health Assembly Resolution adopting the Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
—May 30, 2004

World Health Organization Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
—May 30, 2004

World Health Organization Technical Report #916 : Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Disease
—June 30, 2003

CSPI Submission to the Commission on the Future of Health Care
—November 11, 2002


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