Article Date 19/06/2019

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Canada's first-ever food policy unveiled

Source Canadian Grocer

Canada has put its first-ever federal food policy into place, with a mandate of providing all Canadians with “access to a sufficient amount of safe, nutritious and culturally diverse food.”

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau and Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant announced the launch of the $134-million policy on Monday in Montreal.

The Food Policy of Canada is the product of consultation and collaboration with Canadians across the country, according to a press release, and was created with input from producers and processors; environment, health and food security experts; Indigenous groups; non-government organizations; and community advocates.

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