Peru – Standard on processing and marketing of Special Regime Foods for vulnerable populations approved

The Plenary of the Congress approved by majority, the Law that regulates the elaboration and commercialization of Special Regime Foods for vulnerable populations.

The opinion is based on Bills 1941/2021 and 3253/2022. It was exempted from a second vote; in this regard, the Agrarian Commission presented an opinion of inhibition.

According to the glossary of terms contained in the initiative, Special Dietary Foods “are foods or beverages specially elaborated or prepared to satisfy particular nutritional needs determined by particular physical or physiological conditions and/or specific diseases or disorders and which are presented as such”.