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November 13, 2018

Call for data on nitrogen to protein conversion factors for soy-based and milk-based ingredients

Deadline for submission: 15 December 2018 To complement published data that will be identified via systematic searching of relevant scientific and analytical databases, FAO and WHO are requesting interested parties to submit available data.

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November 11, 2018

Call for Abstracts: CNS Thematic Conference January 12, 2019

Due Date Extended to Dec. 7. CNS is intending once again to provide thematic conference attendees with an ideal opportunity to highlight and present their nutrition focused research. Presenters will not need to submit original, previously unpublished research and will be able to present recent posters.

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November 5, 2018

Join us in Niagara Falls: Registration now open!

The CNS Annual Conference will take place from May 2-4, 2019 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, ON. CNS received a record number of high quality conference session proposals that our committee is diligently reviewing. You can expect to see a draft program in December.

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October 18, 2018

Thematic Conference: GROUP Live streaming now available as a registration option

CNS has added Group Live Streaming as a registration option for this year's thematic conference. In addition to individual Live Streaming, Group Live Streaming will allow for groups of delegates within universities and other professional settings to participate virtually at a special group registration rate.

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October 11, 2018

Published in CMAJ: 5 things to know about ... Malnutrition in Canadian hospitals

Katherine F. Eckert RD BSc, Leah E. Cahill RD PhD

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September 21, 2018

Bill S-228 has passed third reading in the House of Commons

What's next? Bill S-228 - legislation to amend the Food and Drugs Act, prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children - will be reviewed and undergo a final vote in the Senate #Marketing2Kids

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September 17, 2018

Gut Health: A Journey Inside

It’s time to register for Dairy Farmers of Canada’s annual Symposium on Nutrition and Health! This year’s symposium is exploring the connection between nutrition and Gut Health.

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September 17, 2018

Health Canada's ban on partially hydrogenated oils

Today, Minister Petitpas Taylor announced that Health Canada’s ban on partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the largest source of industrially produced trans fats in foods—came into effect.

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September 9, 2018

Registration Open! Thematic Conference: Healthy Diets and Weight - Sorting Fact from Fiction

January 12, 2019 - Toronto ON. Register by Dec. 14, 2018 to receive early-bird rates.

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September 4, 2018

2019 Annual Conference Call for Session Proposals

CNS is inviting proposals for conference sessions to be held at our 2019 Annual Conference being held in Niagara Falls from May 2 - 4, 2019.

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