Action - Labelling of foods with nutritional information - Labelling of food products - All population groups

Programme: Labelling of foods with nutritional information

Programme description

Food labelling including nutritional information has been specified by a decree issued on September 2008 by the Ministry of Public Health, the Ministry of Trade and Handicrafts and the Ministry of Energy and Small and Medium Enterprises. Educate consumers to read food labels before buying in order to make healthy choice is an action included in the national strategy to combat obesity and promote healthy life. Ministry of public health and representatives from all relevant government institutions, and private sector are partners in this programme.

Programme type

Other

Cost

Not yet available.

Références

WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010, Module 6, Id:195, Respondent: Pr Jalila EL ATI National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology 11 rue Jebel Lakhdar - Bab Saadoun 6 1007 Tunis, Tunisie

Situation: 
Planned
Zone: 
Urban
Rural
Peri-urban
Groupe cible: 
All population groups
Canal de l’intervention: 
Community-based
Taille de la population cible: 
National
Indicateur(s) d'impact: 

1. The proportion of food stuffs with information on calorie, sugar, fat, and salt content on their labels; 2. The proportion of families who consume healthy foods.

Système de suivi et d'évaluation: 

M&E implemented by: Ministry of Public Health; Ministry of Trade and Handicrafts; Ministry of Energy and Small and Medium Entreprises

Résultat rapporté par les déterminants sociaux: 
Sex| Socio-economic status

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