Policy - Marketing Controls (Foods for Infants And Young Children) Regulations 2010

Date:
May 2010
Published by:
Government
Published year:
2010
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
2010
Adopted by:
the Board
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition

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Purpose
2. The purpose of these Regulations is to ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants and young children by promoting and protecting breastfeeding and by regulating the marketing of designated products intended for use by infants and young children. These Regulations apply to designated products imported into, packed in, or produced and processed in Fiji for domestic distribution and consumption or export/re-export.

Reference: 

WHO (2013) Country implementation of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes: Status report 2011 (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/infantfeeding/statusreport2011...) WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010. / Link to eLENA "Regulation of marketing breast-milk substitutes" : http://www.who.int/entity/elena/titles/regulation_breast-milk_substitute... / ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Summary and document retrieved from FAOLEX - legislative database of FAO Legal Office / http://faolex.fao.org

Further notes: 

Scope of the Code: 0-60 months of age

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