Paraguay – Congressmen introduce changes to bill that establishes front food labeling

The legislative proposal, with half sanction of the Senate Chamber, “Which establishes the implementation of the front warning labeling according to its nutritional composition”, was approved with modifications during the ordinary session of the Chamber of Deputies.

The purpose of this law is to establish mandatory front warning labeling on processed and packaged food in the absence of the consumer and marketed in the national territory, according to the nutritional composition of energy (calories).

It also aims to protect the health and human rights of the population, providing visible, quick and easy to understand information for informed decision making.