Authorities control the use of the nutritional traffic light in foods

From December 1, the authorities will intensify the controls in all processed foods that must be labeled with the nutritional traffic light. Where it is indicated by colors the amount of fat, salt and sugar the product contains. Red means high; yellow, medium; and green low....

Product labeling information will be checked under the INEN rules

From October 15 will in Ecuador start the labeling control in 40 product categories and will end on December 5, indicated Agustín Ortíz, Director of the Ecuadorian Service of Normalization (INEN) .To this, 20,000 monitorings will be conducted in 18 provinces, whereupon 90% of...