Food First NL hopes for a say in new federal food guide – CBC

New guide will focus on variety, avoiding processed foods; especially useful in outports, group says

Jul 25, 2017

The federal government is cooking up a new recipe for Canada’s Food Guide, and groups in Newfoundland and Labrador hope to have an active role in developing the new document.

Kristie Jameson, executive director of Food First NL, says the guide has a significant mandate in keeping Canadians eating healthy foods.

“The Food Guide really is this foundational document that is used to guide and inform the work by teachers, doctors, health practioners in supporting and encouraging healthy eating of people across the country,” she told CBC Radio’s St. John’s Morning Show.

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