Call for Information on Sodium Reduction Initiatives in the Canadian Foodservices Sector
From: Health Canada
Original post here: www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/programs/call-for-info-sodium-reduction-foodservices-sector.html
Current status: Open
You're invited to provide feedback on sodium reduction in the foodservices sector.
Food from foodservice establishments is often high in sodium. Excess sodium intake can increase the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and chronic diseases such as heart or kidney disease.
The Healthy Eating Strategy, published in October 2016, committed to reduce sodium in food prepared or served in foodservice establishments by developing sodium reduction targets for the foodservices sector.
We are looking for information on sodium reduction from the following stakeholders:
Through this call for information, we would like to:
When and where
This call for information is open from September 20 to November 20, 2017
How to participate
A new approach to communication with stakeholders
The Government of Canada is committed to openness and transparency. Health Canada will support this commitment by:
Individual submissions in response to this consultation may be released upon request in accordance with the Access to Information Act.
All other correspondence and all meetings with stakeholders will be published monthly online in list format, including the:
This includes correspondence and meetings related to healthy eating initiatives in which opinions, information, and requests for information are communicated to inform the development of:
Your personal opinions and views related to sodium reduction in the Canadian foodservices sector are collected in accordance with the Department of Health Act; Section 4. Aggregate opinions may be used to produce reports, develop policy and report to senior management. Ensure your personal opinions and views do not enable re-identification of your identity. For more information refer to the standard personal information bank Outreach Activities PSU 938. In addition to protecting your personal information, the Privacy Act gives you the right to request access to and correction of your personal information, and to file a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. For more information contact Health Canada's Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator at email@example.com.
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