(Ontario Report) Creating Healthier Food Environments in Canada – Current Policies and Priority Actions
This report summarizes research conducted by the University of Toronto. A panel of experts gathered from across Canada to comprehensively assess Canadian food environment policies compared to international benchmarks of current best practices. Based on this assessment, the panel identified four prioritized provincial policy actions along with four priority provincial infrastructure support actions to improve the food environment in Ontario.
October 1, 2017
Vanderlee, L, Goorang, S, Karbasy, K, LÀbbe, M.
Cafeteria/Canteen, Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, Farmers Market, Food Bank, Grocery/Retail, Home, Long-term Care, Mobile Vending, Primary Care, Recreation Centre, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School, Workplace
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Food Marketing, Food, Nutrition & Menu Labelling, Health Equity, Healthy Eating, Nutrients
Provincial, Provincial (Ontario)
chronic disease prevention, dietary intake, food access, food environment, food labelling, food marketing, food security, food system, health equity, healthy eating, Healthy Kids Community Challenge, menu labelling, nutrition guidelines, obesity, policy, retail, sodium, strategy, sugar, tax