The main aims of the policy are:
Reduce the prevalence and burden of diet-related diseases.
Ensure that the food products are safe in terms of health.
Strengthen the influence of the consumer on the food and nutrition policy.
Promote safe production, distribution and marketing of food products, and to safe behavioural and consumption patterns related to health, environment and resources.
Based on the above mentioned aims, the Food and Nutrition Policy should therefore address:
Control of nutritional disorders including micronutrient deficiencies.
Maternal and child health and breastfeeding patterns.
Control of communicable diseases.
Control of non-communicable diseases.
Balance of food intake and physical exercises.
Legislation on food security and safety.