Mechanisms - Act on food and nutrition safety (Journal of Laws of 2015, Item 594)

Lead government agency:
Chief Sanitary Inspectorate
Established year:


  • Monitoring compliance

Mandated to monitor compliance with national legislative or other appropriate measure. Monitoring in: health facilities, media, billboards, retail shops, pharmacies.


Monitoring has been conducted since 2006 on a regular basis (annually). Monitoring is done in health facilities, media, retail shops, pharmacies. Ministry of Health reacts to any report on abuse of the provisions of the national law implementing International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. In case of receiving information on the similarity of modified milk to breast milk, or information on urging mothers to purchase these products, the Ministry of Health sends a requests to relevant subjects to stop such practices. We attach great importance to the dissemination of information about benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child.

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