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Detail

Area
Peru
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Trans fatty acid, saturated fat
Date
01/11/2017
Policy Category
Other
Policy Instrument
Health policy
Description
Released a manual with specifications for warnings related to saturated fat, trans-fat, salt and sugar content on food product labels.
Notes
As part of efforts to promote a healthy diet, Peru’s Health Ministry released a manual with detailed specifications for the inclusion of warnings on food product labels when the saturated fat, trans fat, salt or sugar content exceeds specific thresholds. The manual has been notified to the World Trade Organization for member country comments.