Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

OTTAWA — Health Canada cannot always uphold its safety and nutritional quality standards for foods because of a “legal loophole” that allows companies to sell snacks and drinks fortified with vitamins and minerals, internal government records suggest. The problem, flagged by top nutrition experts at Health Canada over two years ago, is still not resolved, [...]

U.S. longevity rates rising more slowly than Canada, others

October 7th, 2010 by Declan Nguyen | Tags: Canada

  NEW YORK — Poor health care is responsible for a slower rise in longevity for people in the United States than those in Canada and 11 other developed countries with universal coverage, U.S. researchers said Thursday. The study by a team at New York’s Columbia University formed the conclusion after ruling out other commonly [...]