May 19, 2022
Publication of final new guidance for the Novel Food Regulations, focused on plant breedingHealth Canada has published its final new guidance for the Novel Food Regulations, focused on plant breeding. This new guidance supplements the existing novel foods guidance and can be found in appendices 1 and 2 of the Guidelines for the Safety Assessment of Novel Foods.
May 18, 2022
New Subjective Global Assessment (SGA Video) Collection!The Canadian Malnutrition Task Force is pleased to announce their new Subjective Global Assessment Video Collection (2022).
May 11, 2022
Vitamin D amount in fortified plant-based beveragesOn May 4, 2022, as part of its vitamin D fortification strategy, Health Canada enabled a higher level of vitamin D in fortified plant-based beverages by updating the Interim Policy on the Use of Expired Interim Marketing Authorizations Related to Food Fortification.
May 10, 2022
New webinars added to the line-up for May and June!Keep your eye on the Webinar Line-up page for new webinars as they are added so you don't miss any! Free registration for all to attend. Reminder: CNS Members receive free access to archived webinars saved in the CNS Education Portal.
May 9, 2022
Congratulations to the CNS 2022 Award Recipients!Congratulations to all the Award winners who were honoured at the CNS Awards Banquet on May 7th.
April 21, 2022
Now published in APNM: 2022 Scientific Abstracts: Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Conference20 April 2022, Volume 47 • Number 4 (Suppl. 1) https://doi.org/10.1139/apnm-2022-0087
March 1, 2022
New Plant-based Proteins Cookbook - officially launched!The "Plant-based Proteins - Recipes Made Easy Peasy" cookbook from the UofG's Guelph Family Health Study has officially launched across Canada.
February 7, 2022
Household Food Insecurity: new CNS 2-part webinar seriesRegister today for this 2-part webinar series - Part 1 (Feb. 10) - "Food, nutrition, and health in the context of pervasive material deprivation"; Part 2 (Feb. 17) - "Public policy responses and solutions"
January 26, 2022
CNS WEBINAR! Part 2 - Food Literacy: A Competency Progression Framework for Children & Youth - A "Fireside Chat" with Dr. Joyce SlaterThis discussion-type webinar will build on the conversations and concepts discussed in Part-1, specifically surrounding elements of food literacy, evidence-based food literacy programming for children and strategies to identify age-appropriate food literacy competencies.
January 22, 2022
2022 CNS Award Nominations deadline ApproachingSubmit your Nominations for CNS 2022 Awards by January 31, 2022!