Canada: Big Alcohol Called Upon to Step Out of the Dark and Face the Public with Their Resistance to Warning Labeling 

Posted on January 31, 2023 in Canada, Canada

Bill S-254, an Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (warning label on alcoholic beverages) was introduced by Patrick Brazeau, Senator of Canada, in November 2022, as a measure of preventing alcohol harm in the country. With the rising risk of cancer due to alcohol use in Canada, the bill requires that the warning labels provide clear and accessible information on alcohol products regarding the extent of the harm in using alcohol. Resistance of and interference by Big Alcohol was expected, and Senator Brazeau called the Big Alcohol lobby out to step out of the dark corners of boozy receptions and transparently face the public.

Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, BigAlcoholExposed, Cancer, Evidence, Health Warning Label, News
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