The importance of environments in promoting healthy eating

Authors: Ana Luisa S. de Paiva Moura. General Coordination of Food and Nutrition. Department of Basic Care. Secretary of Health Care. Ministry of Health of Brazil

August 22, 2017 – Data on the incidence of overweight in Brazil and recommendations, actions and commitments for the promotion of healthy eating in Brazil are presented.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mva17yzz7se27qa/AABDRpCLa2WQPhHo5RQzQiBia/Etiquetado%20nutricional%20y%20frontal/Encuentro%20FAO%20Chile%20sept%202017?dl=0&file_subpath=%2F21+agosto%2FPanel+Experiencias+Regulatorias+Pa%C3%ADses+I&preview=Encuentro+internacional.rar&subfolder_nav_tracking=1

Front of Package Nutritional Labeling of Foods – Resolution – RDC Nº 429, OCTOBER 8, 2020

Author: Brazilian Government

October 8, 2020 – Resolution of the Brazilian government that establishes Front of Package Nutritional Labeling for foods.

http://antigo.anvisa.gov.br/documents/10181/3882585/RDC_429_2020_.pdf/9dc15f3a-db4c-4d3f-90d8-ef4b80537380

Preliminary Regulatory Impact Analysis Report on Nutrition Labeling

Author: ANVISA – Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitária / Gerencia Geral de Alimentos

May 2018 – Brazil was one of the first countries to adopt mandatory nutrition labeling as part of the public health strategy to promote adequate and healthy food and to combat obesity, through regulatory actions conducted by ANVISA.

https://pesquisa.anvisa.gov.br/upload/surveys/981335/files/An%C3%A1lise%20de%20Impacto%20Regulat%C3%B3rio%20sobre%20Rotulagem%20Nutricional.pdf

The Label can be Better

Author: Instituto Brasileiro de Defensa do Consumidor

September / October 2016 – Scientific research identifies difficulties for consumers to understand nutritional information and obtains their opinion on what may change. The good news is that it is possible to generate a more understandable label and Brazil is on that path. (in Portuguese)

https://idec.org.br/em-acao/revista/rotulo-mais-facil/materia/o-rotulo-pode-ser-melhor

Preliminary Report on Regulatory Impact Analysis on Nutrition Labeling

Authors: ANVISA – Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitária / Gerencia Geral de Alimentos

May 2018 – Brazil was one of the first countries to adopt mandatory nutrition labeling as part of the public health strategy to promote adequate and healthy food and to combat overweight, through regulatory actions conducted by Anvisa.

https://pesquisa.anvisa.gov.br/upload/surveys/981335/files/An%C3%A1lise%20de%20Impacto%20Regulat%C3%B3rio%20sobre%20Rotulagem%20Nutricional.pdf