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July 20, 2022

Supplemented foods regulations: Health Canada has published amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) and Cannabis Regulations

A guidance document ("Supplemented foods regulations") intended to help stakeholders have a better understanding of the regulations is also available.

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July 6, 2022

Notice: Improved natural health products labelling amendments published

Health Canada announces that the Regulations amending the Natural Health Products Regulations have been published in Canada Gazette, Part II.These regulations are intended to improve the labelling of natural health products by making them clear, legible, and easier to understand.

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July 4, 2022

IUNS - ICN Call for late-breaking abstracts / Early Bird registration open

The Organising and Scientific Committee of the International Congress of Nutrition are calling for late-breaking abstracts; submission period runs from Aug. 1-29, 2022. 22nd IUNS-ICN (Tokyo) registration open; early bird rates available until Aug. 4, 2022.

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June 30, 2022

Announcement: Front-of-package nutrition labelling

Health Canada has announced the introduction of a new mandatory front-of-package nutrition symbol on prepackaged foods high in sodium, sugars and saturated fat.

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June 29, 2022

Have you seen? Our 2021/2022 Impact Report showcases the results we were able to achieve with your support

We are proud of our work this past year as we focused our efforts to grow a unique portfolio of webinars, workshops & conferences that support our mission!

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June 28, 2022

Nutrition Quality Evaluation Strengthening Tools (NUQUEST): a 3-part virtual workshop series starting Fall, 2022

NUQUEST represents a consistent and transparent approach for evaluating risk of bias issues related to dietary exposure assessment commonly encountered in human nutrition studies.

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June 17, 2022

The Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM) Award for Nutrition Translation

Theme for 2022: Nutrition and Immune Function. Proposal submission deadline: Thursday, June 30th, 2022

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June 15, 2022

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior 2022 Annual Conference

Conference theme: "Re-engineering Nutrition Education and Behavior - designing tech competence in your digital world." With a focus on technology in nutrition education, this Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference takes place July 29-31 and has a virtual option as well as an in-person option (Atlanta, GA).

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June 9, 2022

QAtCanSTEM Colloquium – Call for Abstracts

QAtCanSTEM Colloquium is like any other science conference, but focuses and centres the voices of LGBTQ+ folks in Atlantic Canada and beyond.The QAtCanSTEM Colloquium is open for anyone to attend & registration for the event is free. Deadline to submit abstracts is June 27th, 2022.Student Travel Assistance Awards are available.

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June 6, 2022

Food Literacy Progression: A Framework of Food Literacy Development for Children and Youth from 2-18 Years

Now launched! The Food Literacy Progression provides an organizational framework for food literacy development from ages 2-18 years. It is available as a 12-page downloadable print-version document as well as a digital version that is optimized for viewing online.

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