Posted in Nation on 5/25/2023 4:44 am
The diet of Mexicans is one of the most important problems of public health today, since it should be mentioned that obesity has become an epidemic in the last 30 years, which affects one in three young people and children, and seven out of ten adults in our country. according to information from a study by UNAM called “Obesity in Mexico. State of public policies and recommendations for prevention and control”.
As a result of the fight against this serious public health problem, on March 24, a decree of addition to the general health law, which prohibits food in Mexico, was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF). press
Although the decree was published last March, the measure will come into force as of September 2023, which means that both food and trans fats will be banned, since these oils are partially hydrogenated (trans fats) added to the final product. manufacturing process.
It is important to know that the agency of the Ministry of Health is going to establish the regulatory bases for introducing industrial fatty acids, which do not exceed two parts per 100 parts, which do not exceed the fatty acids in the final product.
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What foods will be banned in Mexico this year 2023?
This measure aims the health authorities to minimize the harmful substances that are in processed foods, which are the worst for the human body.
It is worth noting that these types of fats come from artificial processes and are found in many consumer products, many of which will be banned from September of this year.
If the production process is not modified, the products that could be banned in Mexico will happen in this way;