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 - All population groups

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



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.

Grupo de interés: 
All population groups
Detalles de la implementación: 

Applies to all foods except those that naturally contain trans fats and not subject to the process of industrialization. Applies to all settings. Mandatory. Decreto Supremo N° 033-2016-SA calls for the gradual reduction of trans fats in foods and non-alcoholic beverages processed industrially. Specified limits of trans fats in fats, vegetable oils, and margarines is 2 g per 100 g or 100 mL. The limit for other processed foods and beverages is 5 g per 100 g or 100 mL.

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