Writing on the Wall


Nutrition Information on Restaurant Menus

Half-Day Symposium in Five Canadian Cities

In September, 2012, experts on New York City's pioneering menu labelling bylaw joined local experts, policy-makers and health advocates in five Canadian cities to explore effective measures to equip restaurant customers with calorie and sodium information to guide their dining choices and motivate restaurant owners to make the offerings more nutritious. Writing On The Wall was well attended by dietitians, health advocates, policy-makers, restaurant owners, researchers, journalists and others interested in the health and informed consumer choice for restaurant customers.

Writing on the Wall

Writing on the Wall
Monday September 10, 2012 in Vancouver
Tuesday September 11, 2012 in Winnipeg
Wednesday September 12, 2012 in Toronto
Thursday September 13, 2012 in Ottawa
Friday September 14, 2012 in Halifax

Program


CSPI presents Bryan Bollinger, PhD, New York University, Christina Huang, MSc, Rand Institute, San Diego, California, in association with a roster of Canadian national, provincial and local experts, advocates and policy-makers.

Conference Program with Speaker Biographies

Resources


Conference Program with Presentations

British Medical Journal - Study on Menu Labelling

Experts & NGOs Call on Governments to Mandate Nutrition Information on Menus at Outlets of Large Chain Restaurants

Stanford - Calorie Posting in Chain Restaurants

Writing On The Wall Complete Report


Contact


For further information on Writing on the Wall, please contact:

Natalee Cappello
Email: ncappello@cspinet.org
Centre for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
Suite 2701, CTTC Bldg.
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1S 5R1
Canada
Phone: 613-244-7337 (ext. 2)
Fax: 613-244-1559

To discuss partnership opportunities, please contact:

Bill Jeffery, LLB
National Coordinator
Centre for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
Email: bjeffery@cspinet.org
Phone: 613-244-7337(ext. 1)
Fax: 613-244-1559

  

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