Regulation

Paraguayan women sorting stevia leaves after the harvest. © GettyImages/Norberto Duarte,AFP

Paraguay cracks down on misleading stevia labels

By Niamh Michail

Six manufacturers that marketed blends of artificial sweeteners and stevia as 'stevia' only are misleading and must change their packaging, said Paraguayan regulatory authority, INAN.

 Peru: Nutrition warning labels become mandatory

Peru: Nutrition warning labels become mandatory

By Niamh Michail

As of today (June 17), all processed food and drink products sold in Peru must carry a 'stop sign' warning label if they are high in salt, sugar and saturated fat, or contain trans fat.

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Brazilian politicians try to bring back CONSEA

By Niamh Michail

Brazilian politicians are trying to bring back the National Council of Food and Nutrition Security (CONSEA), suspending a provisional measure introduced by President Jair Bolsonaro that disbanded it.