World Give 30-day extension to comply with new labeling

Give 30-day extension to comply with new labeling


The Secretaries of Economy and Health They announced that they will give a 30-day extension to comply with the new labeling for prepackaged food and non-alcoholic beverages.

So companies will have until November 30, 2020 to adopt warning octagons for excess sugar, calorie, sodium, saturated fat, and trans fat content.

“Producers, importers or marketers will not be penalized during the verification activities carried out by the Federal Consumer Prosecutor’s Office (Profeco) and the Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (Cofepris) from here until next November 30 “.

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In the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) the inter-institutional agreement was published for the verification of the modifications made to the Official Mexican Standard 051 andgeneral labeling specifications for food and beverages, for which there will be no penalty for not having the label between now and the end of November, even when they receive the visit of a verifier.

“The Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Health through the COFEPRIS and the PROFECO They will grant a period from October 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020 exclusively, so that in the national territory, pre-packaged food and non-alcoholic beverages can be marketed to the final consumer, complying with the Official Mexican Standard NOM-051-SCFI / SSA1- 2010 referred to in the FIRST number, do not display the frontal labeling system for the Modification warning, ”states in the DOF.

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They detailed that there will be no administrative sanctions, reprimands, fines, closings, arrests, suspensions, revocation, cancellation, commercialization prohibition, immobilization of products, assurance, withdrawal of products from the market or issuance of alerts, in case of not having the new front labeling. of warning.

This was decided because the rotation speed of the inventories of food and non-alcoholic beverages in packaging is diverse, since it depends on the sales times, the arrival of the new product in various geographical areas and the demand for products.



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