Policy - Food (Labelling and Advertising) Regulations 2005

Date:
2005
Published by:
The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Published year:
2005
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition

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Legislation Details

(7) (i) No label or advertisement relating to any food shall contain a statement or claim thereon -

(a) that such food contains a special nutritive value, unless such label or advertisement bears a declaration thereon stating the nutritional content thereof and the quantity of such food recommended for daily consumption; or

(b) that such a food is a sufficient source of one or more nutrient, unless the quantity of such food that could reasonably be expected to be consumed in on day contains on third of the recommended daily dietary allowance of such nutrient or nutrients as set out in Schedule IV hereto; or

(c) that such food contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins or minerals unless such label or advertisement bears thereon a declaration stating the content to be minimum of 5 percentum (5%) of the recommended daily allowance of such carbohydrate, protetin, fat, vitamins or minerals as the case may be, present in the quantity of such food that could reasonably be expected to be consumed in a day. For the purpose of these regulations the recommended daily dietary allowance shall be as set out in the Schedule IV hereto.

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Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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