Mexico to present new rules to fight against obesity

29 October 2019

The Mexican government will soon present new rules which require processed foods containing high levels of sugar, saturated fat, sodium and calories to display warning labels.

As obesity problems are severe in Mexico, especially among young individuals, three UN agencies urged Mexico to adopt such measure to tackle the issue of obesity. Previously, the government was blamed that it has yet to guarantee “access to good food at affordable prices or to potable water” as well as to promote breastfeeding. Read more about this article from the Washington Post.