Health Canada’s scientists made available in the scientific literature their rationale for recommending the addition of phytosterols in selected food commodities, as well as the associated health claim related to cholesterol reduction, when certain conditions are met.
The evidence is made available in the following publication of the International Food Risk Analysis Journal and details how the evidence was assessed and deemed acceptable.
Details related to the regulatory authorizations for the addition of plant sterols to foods available for sale in Canada and the conditions of use of the substantiated claims are available on Health Canada’s Website.
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Sam – what are the chances I get get this paper en francais?
The French version is available and was referenced in the French version of the post : http://bit.ly/1kZf8IW
Ah – merci.
Correction Jonathan, Here is the link for the IFRAJ paper (http://bit.ly/1kZeLOO) The other link referred to the HC publication.