GMA cheers label

In a letter to an official of the Food Directorate at Health Canada, Grocery Manufacturers of America said it strongly supports Canada’s development of a consistent science-based nutrition label to help Canadians make more informed decisions about their food choices.

GMA applauded the idea of harmonization between the Canadian and American nutrition labels and encouraged “mutual acceptance of both trading partners’ labeling format.” FDA and Health Canada should begin a dialogue on harmonization, GMA said.

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