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.

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WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition

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.

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Sometimes mandatory. The ban is based on JFDA standards 185/2009, 246/2006 and 393/2012, as well as the new decree published in the official gazette (No. 5394) on May 2, 2016. This measure replaced the Jordan Institution for Standards and Metrology (JISMO) standards 1605/2004 and 1520/2004, which previously regulated the use of partially hydrogenated oils.

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