Policy - Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act no. 54 of 1972): Regulations Relating to Trans-fat in Foodstuffs

Published by:
Department of Health
Published year:
February 2011
Is the policy document adopted?:
Adopted year:
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition


Legislation Details

2. Maximum Trans-Fat content of foodstuffs

(1) In line with section 2(1 )(a)(iv) of the Act, the sale, manufacturing and importation of any oils and fats, including emulsions with fat as the continuous phase, either alone or as part of processed foods, which are intended for human consumption or assumed to be intended for human consumption, in the retail trade, catering businesses, restaurants, institutions, bakeries etcetera, of which the content of Trans-Fat exceeds 2 grams per 100 grams of oil or fat, is prohibited.


WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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