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New regulations on trans-fats published


Aug 15, 2023

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has published the "Fats, Oil and Food containing Fats and Oil Regulation 2022" and the "Pre-Packaged Food Labelling Regulation 2022".

The new "Fats, Oils and Food containing Fats and Oils Regulation 2022" limits the amount of industrially-produced trans-fats to not more than 2% of the total fats in a fat, oil or food containing fats and oils,  as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Furthermore, new labeling requirements for trans-fats have been addressed in the "Pre-Packaged Food Labelling Regulation 2022" (replacing the previous version of 2005). 

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