Poor diets – including those that are high in sodium, sugars, or saturated fat – are a primary risk factor for diseases such as cancer, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. In Canada, however, 60% of the foods we buy are processed and packaged. Many of these foods are high in sugars, sodium and saturated fat.
You are invited to take part in a quick and easy online Food Front-of-Package Nutrition Symbol Consultation.
A Front-of-Package Symbol will provide a clear visual cue that a food is high in nutrients of public health concern, such as sodium, sugars, or saturated fat.
Also, consult the Why Canadians need a front-of-package nutrition symbol infographic.
Source : canada.ca