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WTO: Statement by the EU to the committee on technical barriers to trade


Mar 30, 2020

Mexico - Draft amendment to mexican official standard NOM-051-SCFI/SSA1-2010: general specifications for The labelling of pre-packed food and Non-alcoholic beverage

  1. The European Union would like to thank Mexico for the opportunity to send written comments on the notification G/TBT/N/MEX/178/Add.9 Draft Amendment to Mexican Official Standard NOM-051- SCFI/SSA1-2010: General specifications for the labelling of pre-packed food and non-alcoholic beverages.

  2. The European Union would like to summarise its concerns expressed in the written comments.

  3. According to its section 1, the notified draft aims to establish the commercial and health information that must be contained in the labelling of the prepacked domestic or foreign products marketed on the national territory, as well as to determine the characteristics of such information and to establish a system of front-of-pack labelling for the general population, in order to inform the consumers clearly and truthfully of the content of critical nutrients presenting health risks in excessive consumption.

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