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Members decide whether forward warning labeling is adopted for packaged foods

Jun 03, 2021

Significant numbers of regional organisations, academics, researchers, and health practitioners have voiced support for CARICOM’s adoption of a front of package warning label standard ahead of the May 31st voting deadline.

Voting is currently underway across CARICOM on the adoption of the Final Draft CARICOM Regional Standard (FDCRS) which contains specifications for octagonal front of package warning labels (FOPWL) to be placed on food products  “High in” sugars, sodium and fats, according to thresholds outlined by the PAHO Nutrient Profile Model.

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