Social Affairs, Science and Technology – February 19, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – February 19, 2015

Senators continue their study on the increasing incidence of obesity in Canada: causes, consequences and the way forward. Phyllis Tanaka (senior advisor, food and nutrition, public and regulatory affairs) from Food and Consumer Products of Canada, Joyce Reynolds (executive vice-president, government affairs) of Restaurants Canada and Sylvie Cloutier (president and CEO) and Annick VanCampenhout (general manager, council for food progress initiatives) from the Food Processing and Consumer Products Council discuss contributing factors leading to obesity and health issues resulting from excessive weight gain.
(February 19, 2015)