Argentina – Amendment to the Food Code on industrially produced trans-fatty acids in foodstuffs published

The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and Secretariat of Quality in Health publish JointResolution 16/2023.This Resolution amends Article 155 tris of the Argentine Food Code, which will be worded as follows: “Article 155 tris: The content of industrially produced trans fatty acids in foods, including those used as ingredients and raw materials, shall not exceed 2% of total fats. These limits do not apply to fats from ruminants, including milk fat. The use of partially hydrogenated oils and fats in the production of foods, ingredients and raw materials is prohibited.”