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Latest Mexican Amendment on Food Labelling: Comparison with Old Regulation


Jun 29, 2020

The Official Journal of the Federation of Mexico has published the "Amendment to Official Mexican Standard NOM-051-SCFI/SSA1-2010, General labelling specifications for prepackaged food and non-alcoholic beverages."

The new regulation impacts the labeling creation from the ingredient statement to the nutritional information, with the front of pack content (Part IV) being the most relevant addition.

With these new amendment, definitions contained in Part III have been completely or partially changed. Completely new definitions have been introduced for:

Added sugars and free sugars;

  • Sweeteners;

  • Trans fat;

  • Complementary information;

  • Critical nutrient;

  • Imitation product;

  • Stamps;

  • Front labelling system;

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"Story Supplied courtesy of Selerant".

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