A coverage examine on entrance–of–pack vitamin labeling within the Americas_ Rising developments and outcomes

Argentina Octagon Warning Labels Assure the precise to well being and enough vitamin, promote wholesome consuming, present easy and comprehensible dietary data on packaged meals, promote assertive and energetic decision-making and safeguard the rights of shoppers, warn shoppers about extreme quantities of meals parts corresponding to sugars, sodium, saturated fat, complete fat and energy, offering clear, well timed and truthful data, and promote the prevention of malnutrition within the inhabitants and the discount of power non-communicable ailments. 2022 – first part of implementation

2023 – second part of implementation Measurement of every octagon warning label if the primary face of the product label is:

> 10 cm2 a < 15 cm2: 1.1 × 1.1 cm >= 15 cm2 a < 20 cm2: 1.3 × 1.3 cm >= 20 cm2 a < 25 cm2: 1.4 × 1.4 cm >= 25 cm2 a < 30 cm2: 1.5 × 1.5 cm >= 30 cm2 a < 35 cm2: 1.7 × 1.7 cm >= 35 cm2 a < 40 cm2: 1.8 × 1.8 cm >= 40 cm2 a < 50 cm2: 2.0 × 2.0 cm >= 50 cm2 a < 60 cm2: 2.2 × 2.2 cm >= 60 cm2 a < 80 cm2: 2.5 × 2.5 cm >= 80 cm2 a < 100 cm2: 2.8 × 2.8 cm >= 100 cm2 a < 125 cm2: 3.1 × 3.1 cm >= 125 cm2 a < 150 cm2: 3.4 × 3.4 cm >= 150 cm2 a < 200 cm2: 3.9 × 3.9 cm >= 200 cm2 a < 250 cm2: 4.4 × 4.4 cm >= 250 cm2 a ≤ 300 cm2: 4.8 × 4.8 cm

> 300 cm2: 5% of the dimensions of the primary face of the product label On the higher proper margin of the primary face of the product label. Within the case of cylindrical and conical containers, they need to be positioned on the highest middle margin of the primary face of the product label. Part 1 (in power)

Vitality

≥300 complete kcal/100 g

≥50 complete kcal/100 ml (for non-alcoholic drinks)

Sugars

≥20% of complete kcal from added sugars

Saturated Fat

≥12% of complete kcal from saturated fat

Whole Fats

≥35% of complete kcal from complete fats

Sodium

≥5 mg/1 kcal or ≥600 mg/100 g

≥40 mg/100 ml (for non-caloric drinks)

Part 2

Vitality

≥275 complete kcal/100 g

≥25 complete kcal/100 ml (for non-alcoholic drinks)

Sugars

≥10% of complete kcal from added sugars

Saturated Fat

≥10% of complete kcal from saturated fat

Whole Fats

≥30% of complete kcal from complete fats

Sodium

≥1 mg/1 kcal or ≥300 mg/100 g

≥40 mg/100 ml (for non-caloric drinks)

Chile Octagon Warning Labels Inform the inhabitants in regards to the vitamin composition of meals after they include extreme quantities of saturated fat, sodium, sugars and vitality. 2016- first part of implementation

2018- second part of implementation

2020- Third and Closing implementation

Micro and small firms have been solely business to conform from the third/final part on. If the primary face of the product label is:

<30 cm2: Label on bigger container 30-<60 cm2: 1.5 × 1.5 cm 60-<100 cm2: 2.0 × 2.0 cm 100-<200 cm2: 2.5 × 2.5 cm 200- <300 cm2: 3.0 × 3.0 cm ≥300 cm2: 3.5 × 3.5 cm Most important face of the product label. When the dimensions of the primary face of the product label is 30-<60 cm2 the octagons can be placed in another face of the package that is visible. Phase 1: SOLID Energy: >350 kcal/100 g

Sodium: >800 mg/100 g

Whole sugars: >22.5 g/100 g

Saturated fat: >6 g/100 g

LIQUID

Vitality: >100 kcal/100 ml

Sodium: >100 mg/100 ml

Whole sugars: >6 g/100 ml

Saturated fat: >3 g/100 ml

Part 2:

SOLID

Vitality: >300 kcal/100 g

Sodium: >500 mg/100 g

Whole sugars: >15 g/100 g

Saturated fat: >5 g/100 g

LIQUID

Vitality: >80 kcal/100 ml

Sodium: >100 mg/100 ml

Whole sugars: >5 g/100 ml

Saturated fat: >3 g/100 ml

Part 3 (remaining -in power):

SOLID

Vitality: >275 kcal/100 g

Sodium: >400 mg/100 g

Added free sugars: >10 g/100 g

Saturated fat: >4 g/100 g

LIQUID

Vitality: >70 kcal/100 ml

Sodium: >100 mg/100 ml

Added free sugars: >5 g/100 ml

Saturated fat: >3 g/100 ml

Ecuador Textual Visitors Gentle Assure the constitutional proper of individuals to well timed, clear, correct and non-misleading details about the content material and traits of those meals, which permits the buyer the right alternative for his or her acquisition and consumption. 2014 for medium and huge firms and 2015 for micro and small firms

Merchandise already circulating 2015 If the entire floor of the product label is:

<19.4 cm2 the label should be applied on external container. If the surface of the main exhibition face of the package is: 19.5-32 cm2: the label should measure 6.25 cm2 33-161 cm2: the label should occupy 20% of the surface of the main exhibition face ≥ 162 cm2: the label should occupy 15% of the surface of the main exhibition face Upper left corner of main or secondary panel from May 2014. SOLID LOW Sugars ≤5 g/100 g Sodium ≤120 mg/100 g Total Fat ≤3 g/100 g MEDIUM Sugars >5 g and <15 g/100 g Sodium >120 g and <600 mg/100 g Total Fat >3 g and <20 g/100 g HIGH Sugars ≥15 g/100 g Sodium ≥600 mg/100 g Total Fat ≥20 g/100 g LIQUID LOW Sugars ≤2.5 g/100 ml Sodium ≤120 ml/100 ml Total Fat ≤1.5 g/100 ml MEDIUM Sugars 2.5 g–7.5 g/100 ml Sodium 120 g-600 mg/100 ml Total Fat 1.5 g–10 g/100 ml HIGH Sugars ≥7.5 g/100 ml Sodium ≥600mg/100 mlTotal Fat ≥10 g/100 ml Mexico Octagon Warning Labels “ …. which must warn clearly and truthfully about the content of critical nutrients and ingredients that pose risks to your health in excessive consumption.” Law passed 2019 Phase I: Oct 1. 2020–Sept 30, 2023 Phase II: October 1, 2023–Sept 2025 Phase III: October 1, 2025 Size of each octagon warning label if package is: ≤5 cm2: At least 15% of main area 5 cm2-30cm2: 1 cm × 1.11 cm 30 cm2 - 40 cm2: 1.5 cm × 1.66 cm 40 cm2 - 60 cm2: 1.5 cm × 1.66 cm 60 cm2 - 100 cm2: 2.0 cm × 2.22 cm 100 cm2 - 200 cm2: 2.5 cm × 2.77 cm 200 cm2 - 300 cm2: 3.0 cm × 3.32 cm > 300 cm2: 3.5 c2x 3.88 cm Higher proper nook of the primary panel of exhibition

When the primary panel of exhibition is smaller than a 60 cm2 the warnings may be positioned in every other portion of the primary panel of exhibition (not essentially on the higher proper nook). Part 1 (in power)

Vitality

≥275 complete kcal/100 g

≥70 complete kcal or ≥10 kcal from free sugars/100 ml (for non-alcoholic drinks)

Sugars

≥10% of complete kcal from added free sugars

Drinks containing lower than <10 kcal from added free sugars are exempted from presenting this warning Saturated Fat ≥10% of complete kcal from saturated fat Trans Fat ≥1% of complete kcal from trans fat Sodium ≥350 mg/100 g ≥350mg/100 ml (for non-alcoholic drinks) ≥45mg/100 ml (for non-caloric drinks) Part 2 Vitality ≥275 complete kcal/100 g ≥70 complete kcal or ≥8 kcal from added free sugars/100 ml (for non-alcoholic drinks) Sugars ≥10% of complete kcal from added free sugars Saturated Fat ≥10% of complete kcal from saturated fat Trans Fat ≥1% of complete kcal from trans fat Sodium ≥1mg/1 kcal or ≥300 mg/100 g ≥1mg/1 kcal or ≥300mg/100 ml (for non-alcoholic drinks) ≥45mg/100 ml (for non-caloric drinks) Part 3 Thresholds are an identical to Part 2. However on this remaining part the addition of any nutrient of concern (e.g. sugars, fat or sodium) makes the product topic to any of the warnings whatever the nutrient the product was added with (e.g. A pre-packaged product added with sodium is a processed or ultra-processed product and if its content material is above the thresholds for any of the vitamins of concern or energy it ought to embody all corresponding warnings. Conversely, in part 2, if a product is added with sodium, however not with different vitamins, it's not topic to the appliance of different warnings other than sodium's). Peru Octagon Warning Labels “… the incorporation of promoting warnings on the entrance face of processed merchandise facilitates the buyer to make knowledgeable selections within the number of merchandise which might be wholesome. These warnings present easy and easy-to-understand data on the content material of vital vitamins corresponding to sugar, saturated fats, trans fats or sodium content material in processed merchandise” 2013- legislation handed (Regulation to Promote Wholesome Consuming for Youngsters) 2017 – implementation of part 1 2021 – implementation of part 2 Measurement of every octagon warning label if entrance or fundamental face of the product label is: <50 cm2: 3 × 3cm 50-100 cm2: 2 × 2cm 100-200 cm2: 2.5 × 2.5 cm >200 cm2: 3 × 3cm Higher right-hand aspect of the frontal face of the product label Part 1

SOLID

Sugar

≥22.5 g/100 g

Sodium

≥800 mg/100 g

Saturated fat ≥6 g/100 g

Trans fat

Any quantity (octagonal warning that includes “CONTAINS TRANS FATS”)

LIQUID

Sugar

≥6 g/100 ml

Sodium ≥100 g/100 ml

Sat fats ≥ 3 g/100 ml

Trans fat

Any quantity (octagonal warning that includes “CONTAINS TRANS FATS”)

Part 2 (in power)

SOLID

Sugar

≥10 g/100 g

Sodium

≥400 mg/100 g

Saturated fat ≥4 g/100 g

Trans fat

Any quantity (octagonal warning that includes “CONTAINS TRANS FATS”)

LIQUID

Sugar

≥5 g/100 ml

Sodium ≥100 g/100 ml

Sat fats ≥ 3 g/100 ml

Trans fat

Any quantity (octagonal warning that includes “CONTAINS TRANS FATS”)

Part 3 (replace 44 )

SOLID and LIQUID

Sugar

≥10% of complete kcal from added sugars

Saturated Fat

≥10% of complete kcal from saturated fat

Sodium

≥100 mg per 100 kcal of product

Trans fat

Any quantity (octagonal warning that includes “CONTAINS TRANS FATS”)

Uruguay Octagon Warning Labels -Present easy vitamin data

-Promote knowledgeable meals choice

-Favor modifications in consuming habits by decreasing the consumption of merchandise with extreme content material of vital vitamins Accredited 2018, carried out 2020 Measurement of every octagon warning label if fundamental panel of the bundle is:

<30 cm2: Secondary container must be labeled according to area of its main face. 30-60 cm2: 1.5 × 1.5 cm 60-100 cm2: 2.0 × 2.0 cm 100-200 cm2: 2.5 × 2.5 cm 200-300 cm2: 3.0 × 3.0 cm >300 cm2:

3.5 × 3.5 cm Most important frontal face of the product container, ideally within the higher half SOLID

Sodium: >500 mg/100 g

Free sugars: >13 g/100 g

Whole fats: >13 g/100 g

Saturated fat: >6 g/100 g

LIQUID

Sodium: >200mg/100 ml

Free sugars:

>3 g/100 ml

>5 g/100 ml in merchandise with non-caloric sweeteners

>7 g in merchandise which have as much as 80% of energy from sugars and include no non-caloric sweeteners

Whole fats: >4 g/100 ml

Saturated fat: >3 g/100 ml