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The reform of the new food labeling was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation.

Mexico

Dec 02, 2019

The Secretariat of Health published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) the decree by which various provisions of the General Health Law regarding overweight, obesity and labeling of food and non-alcoholic beverages are reformed and added.

Regarding the labeling of food and non-alcoholic beverages, Article 21 was amended. This stipulates that labels must "include nutritional information that is easy to understand, truthful, direct, simple and visible", and added that, when necessary, the Secretariat of Health may order “the inclusion of legends or pictograms” in food products.

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