Front of Package Nutritional Labelling

Authors: Health Secretary Argentina, Ministry of Health and Social Development Argentina

November 2018 – This report on front of package nutritional labels was prepared by the National Program on Health Eating and Prevention of Obesity of the Ministry of Health based on a bibliographic review of the subject and an intersectoral discussion table convened within the framework of the National Commission for Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention coordinated by the National Directorate of Health Promotion and Control of Non-communicable Chronic Diseases of the Ministry of Health of the Government.

Knowledge and Use of Nutritional Labels on Industrialized Foods and Beverages in Mexico (in Spanish)

Authors: Lizbeth Tolentino-Mayo. Sofía Rincón-Gallardo Patiño. Liliana Bahena-Espina. Víctor Ríos. Simón Barquera.

May / June 2018 – Document the knowledge and use of the information of the different labels placed on industrialized products in Mexico. For this, a subsample of the National Survey of Health and Nutrition Midway 2016 was carried out, and a semi-structured questionnaire was applied. As conclusions of the work, the implementation of a fast-to-read and easy-to-understand front labeling with nutritional criteria was proposed that guarantee compliance with what is stated in official documents and the standardization of the percentage of sugar consumption to that recommended by the WHO or to a lesser amount.