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Bill on "Promotion of Healthy Eating" approved

Argentina

Oct 26, 2021

The Chamber of Deputies of the Nation approved the "Promotion of Healthy Eating" bill, which aims at marking with a warning stamp products containing excess sugars, sodium, saturated fats, total fat and/or calories. The result of the vote was 200 affirmative votes, 22 negative votes and 16 abstentions. 

According to the regulation, the informative seal will be located on the front of food and beverage packages. It must be octagonal in shape, black in color, with a white border and white letters in capital letters and its size may not be less than 5% of the surface of the main face of the package.

 

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