The Americas – Mexico: Opposition to NOM 051 on food and beverage labeling

The Ministry of Economy is facing 162 lawsuits seeking to overturn the regulatory changes underpinning the new front-end labeling of prepackaged food and non-alcoholic beverages that went into effect in 2020, however, it reserved the identity of the plaintiffs and the companies or groups they represent.

Of the 162 lawsuits mentioned above, 135 are amparo lawsuits, which are filed in different administrative courts and tribunals of the Federal Judicial Branch, and 27 are nullity lawsuits, filed before the Federal Court of Administrative Justice”.