The Americas – MERCOSUR: Health ministers meet to discuss Trans Fatty Acids and Front-End Labeling

The first meeting dealt with the progress made by the countries in relation to the Policies implemented for the elimination of Industrially Produced Trans Fatty Acids from the Food Chain (TVFA in Spanish) and future actions to be taken in order to adopt and implement regulatory mechanisms for the elimination of TVFA from the food chain in the Americas.
On the second day, the country delegations presented their Policies and Strategies implemented on physical activity in the school environment, and progress regarding Front Labeling for packaged foods.