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.

Peru Law 30021 – Promotion of healthy eating for children and adolescents; 60 days to approve technical parameters by regulation

Authors: Jaime Delgado

August 21, 2017 – Presentation on Law 30021 for the promotion of healthy eating in children and adolescents with various graphic examples of nutritional labeling in Peru and other South American countries.

Building Alliances to Regulate Food Environments and Prevent Obesity

Authors: Francesco Branca

August 21, 2017 – Presentation that shows the importance of creating regional alliances to combat risk factors such as obesity.

Dominican Republic Resolution No. 00013 – Term for the adaptation of food and beverage labels to current regulatory provisions

Authors: Dominican Republic Ministry of Public Health

October 3, 2019 – Regulation that grants deadlines to adapt to current food and beverage labeling regulations.

Peru – Law No. 30.021/2013. Law for the Promotion of Healthy Eating for Children and Adolescents

Authors: Legislative Branch, Peruvian Government

May 10, 2013 – Law that aims to promote and protect health, growth and development through education, promotion of physical activity, implementation of kiosks and healthy dining rooms and supervision of advertising and information related to food and non-alcoholic beverages, aimed at children and adolescents.ú-Ley-siteal_peru_0137.pdf

Panama – Front of Package Nutritional Warning Labeling Law

Authors: Panama General Assembly, Commission on Work, Health, and Social Development

January 22, 2020 – Law that implements and regulates nutritional front of package labeling on food containers packaged for human consumption.

Modification to the Official Mexican Regulation NOM-051-SCFI/SSA1-2010

Authors: Secretary of the Economy, Secretary of Health, COFEPRIS, Mexican Government

March 27, 2020 – MODIFICATION to the Official Mexican Standard NOM-051-SCFI/SSA1-2010. General Labeling Specifications for Prepackaged Foods and Non-Alcoholic Beverages-Commercial and Health Information, published on April 5, 2010.éxico-Norma-NOM_051.pdf

Guatemala – Law on Promoting Healthy Eating

Authors: Government and Congress of Guatemala

October 3, 2018 – The Law aims to protect health by creating a regulatory framework that promotes healthy eating.

El Salvador – Front of Package Nutritional Labeling Law for a healthy diet

Author: Government of El Salvador

December 21, 2020 – The purpose of the law is to regulate, control and educate on the labeling of processed foods for human consumption.

Ecuador Agreement 00004522 – Health regulation for the labeling of processed foods for human consumption.

Author: Ministry of Health Ecuador

2013 – Regulation to control the labeling of processed foods for human consumption to provide information on the characteristics of those foods