Regulatory Decree 151/2022 Healthy Eating Promotion Law

Authors: Argentina Republic

March 2022 – Presidential Decree regulating Law No. 27.642 on the Promotion of Healthy Eating in the Argentine Republic. It establishes the Ministry of Public Health as the enforcement authority of the law. It is also known as the front-of-package labeling law. It includes restrictions on the sale of products containing labels in school environments. It is based on the Nutrient Profile Model of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). It is one of the most recently approved regulations in the region. It utilizes warning octagons for “Excess of” sugars, total fats, healthy fats, sodium, calories, and precautionary legends for children regarding sweeteners and caffeine. The document is the decree but includes the complete Law as an annex.