The Americas – Uruguay: MSP identifies products that do not comply with frontal food labeling

The Ministry of Public Health (MSP) determined in a survey that 307 products did not have frontal food labeling, since the inspection began under Decree 272/018 of the Executive Power. Cookies and cookies presented a 47% non-compliance, with the nutritional composition data at the base. Of the products that did not present octagons, and depending on the category of products audited, between 29% and 62% were not in the nutritional composition database.