Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q13) - Front-of-pack labelling system - All population groups

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q13)

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

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.

Start date:

January
2017
Target group: 
All population groups
Implementation details : 

Mandatory labelling using colour coding according to nutrient level (e.g. green, amber, red) and interpretative wording (e.g. high, medium, low), interpretive wording (e.g. high, medium, low), warnings (for trans-fatty acids) and proportion of daily intake (e.g. %GDA, %RI). FOPL system includes saturated fatty acids, trans-fatty acids, added sugars, sodium-salt. Ley 775 de promocion de alimentacion saludable http://extwprlegs1.fao.org/docs/pdf/bol151018.pdf

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