Costa Rica Law 22065 on the front of package labeling of food and non-alcoholic beverages

Author: Deputy María José Corrales Chacón – Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Costa Rica

July 16, 2020 – Costa Rica Law 22065 on the front of package labeling of food and non-alcoholic beverages to facilitate understanding of the content of ingredients that, in excessive consumption, represent risks to people’s health

https://interamericanheart.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Costa Rica-Proyecto-Ley-Costa Rica.pdf

Chile Law 20606 – On the nutritional composition of food and its advertising

Authors: Government of Chile – Ministry of Health; Undersecretary of Public Health

August 18, 2021 – Law 20606 that establishes and regulates the nutritional composition of food and its advertising.

https://www.bcn.cl/leychile/navegar?idNorma=1041570&idParte=0&idVersion=2021-08-18

Chile Law 21362 – Amends various legal bodies in order to regulate the labeling, advertising and sale of gluten-free foods, and other items

Author: Ministry of Health, Chilean Government

August 18, 2021 – Law that modifies legal bodies to regulate the labeling, advertising and sale of gluten-free foods and others.

https://www.bcn.cl/leychile/navegar?i=1163923&f=2021-08-18

Argentina President Signs One of World’s Strongest Health Food Policy Laws

Author: Global Health Advocacy Incubator

December 10, 2021 – The Health Food Promotion Law was approved by the Chamber of Deputies following a 12-hour debate in October. The bill passed with strong support with 220 in favor and only 22 against. Legislators publicly acknowledged civil society’s active role in the law’s passage.

https://advocacyincubator.org/2021/12/10/argentina-president-signs-one-of-worlds-strongest-health-food-policy-laws/

The 68th World Health Assembly. Point 11.2. Framework for collaboration with non-state actors. WHA68.9

Author: World Health Assembly

May 26, 2015 – Preliminary version of the framework agreement for collaboration with non-state agents.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mva17yzz7se27qa/AAB0OZw8kjFVVWCaJ64n-9I3a/Acciones%20de%20incidencia%20pol%C3%ADtica/2015.07.06%20OMS%20Colaboraci%C3%B3n%20con%20agentes%20no%20estatales?dl=0&preview=A68_R9-sp.pdf&subfolder_nav_tracking=1

Why we need a Global Convention to protect and promote healthy diets

Authors: World Obesity. European Heart Network, UK Health Forum, Public Health Institute, World Public Health Nutrition Association, Healthy Latin America Coalition, and InterAmerican Heart Foundation

2015 – Support letter with health initiatives and recommendations. These initiatives, in keeping with robust healthy analyses of cost-effective prevention policies, should be taken by governments without influence from stakeholders with conflicts of interests

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mva17yzz7se27qa/AABTHuyxQ-bbur7VzCuCQcnJa/Acciones%20de%20incidencia%20pol%C3%ADtica/2015.07.00%20OMS%20Ending%20Childhood%20Obesity?dl=0&preview=World+Obesity+position+re+Global_Convention__WHA_Final.pdf&subfolder_nav_tracking=1

Ending childhood obesity: a multidimensional challenge

Authors: Peter Gluckman, Sania Nishtar, Timothy Armstrong.

March 21, 2015 – The Interim Report of WHO’s Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity opened for online consultation. The report seeks to promote consultation rather than be a definitive paper. 

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mva17yzz7se27qa/AABTHuyxQ-bbur7VzCuCQcnJa/Acciones%20de%20incidencia%20pol%C3%ADtica/2015.07.00%20OMS%20Ending%20Childhood%20Obesity?dl=0&preview=Ending+Childhood+Obesity+commentary++PIIS0140673615605098.pdf&subfolder_nav_tracking=1

Ending childhood obesity: a multidimensional challenge

Authors: Peter Gluckman, Sania Nishtar, Timothy Armstrong.

March 21, 2015 – The Interim Report of WHO’s Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity opened for online consultation. The report seeks to promote consultation rather than be a definitive paper. 

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mva17yzz7se27qa/AABTHuyxQ-bbur7VzCuCQcnJa/Acciones%20de%20incidencia%20pol%C3%ADtica/2015.07.00%20OMS%20Ending%20Childhood%20Obesity?dl=0&preview=Ending+Childhood+Obesity+commentary++PIIS0140673615605098.pdf&subfolder_nav_tracking=1

Statement to the 68th World Health Assembly on Agenda item 13.1 – Outcome of the Second International Conference on Nutrition

Author: World Obesity Federation

2015 – Letter to welcome the recent focus on nutrition through the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and the wider non – communicable disease (NCD) agenda. To support the efforts to address malnutrition in all its forms, recognising that 12 of the top 20 global disease risk factors are nutrition – related and can only be comprehensively addressed through strengthening and creating healthy and sustainable food systems.

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