The Americas – Mexico: Retained 380 thousand Kellogg’s products for non-compliance with the NOM-051 regulation on food labeling

Due to non-compliance with the labeling for prepackaged food and non-alcoholic beverages, the Federal Consumer Protection Office (Profeco in Spanish) immobilized more than 380,000 products, mainly Kellogg’s brand cereals, the agency reported. Profeco explained that together with the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris in Spanish) they carried out the first joint operation of the year to verify the correct application of NOM-051, related to food labeling to alert the population about the excessive content of nutrients in products.