Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q16) - Ban or virtual elimination of industrial trans fatty acids

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q16)

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to healthy diets, overweight and diet-related NCDs. More actions and programmes reported can be accessed through the country page.

Programme type

National

References

WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...

The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.

Implementation details : 

Applies to all foods. It applies to industrially produced oils and fats that are intended for, or likely to be consumed by, humans either alone or as part of food products. It does not apply to animal fats with a natural content of trans-fatty acids. The content of trans-fatty acids in oils, fats and food products must not exceed 2 grams per 100 grams of oil or fat. Sets a statutory limit of 2 g TFAs per 100g of total fat. The content of trans-fatty acids in oils, fats and food products must not exceed 2 grams per 100 grams of oil or fat.

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