The Ministry of Health published Decree 48, which modifies the Food Sanitary Regulation (RSA in Spanish) in favor of vitamin D fortification.
The decree modifies the RDA, obliging that all milk, liquid and powdered, and flour produced or marketed in Chile must be fortified with vitamin D3.
- Liquid/fluid milk: A single dose of 1 µg/100ml, which may be exceeded by up to 40%, reaching 1.4 µg/100ml.
- Powdered milk: A single dose of 10 µg/100g, which may be exceeded by up to 40%, up to 14 µg/100g.
- Flour shall be fortified with vitamin D3, cholecalciferol, of vegetable or animal origin, in a minimum amount of 2.25 µg/100g, which may be exceeded by up to 40%, reaching a level of 3.15 µg/100g.
The decree will enter into force 24 months after its publication in the Official Gazette, on July 6, 2024.