Government Science

Improve food labels to give more information on added sugars and artificial dyes in processed foods.

Liberal Platform (Page 20) October 5, 2015
In progress
Oct 2016

Health Minister Jane Philpott announces new food labelling, marketing regulations

CBC News | October 24, 2016

The federal government is overhauling Canada's healthy eating guidelines with a sweeping strategy that will include new rules for marketing and labelling certain foods aimed at children.

Another change will eventually require labelling on the front of packages that will highlight if a product is high or low in certain nutrients such as sodium, sugar and saturated fats.