NUTRITION & FOOD POLICIES: Italy presents the Nutrinform

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During the Plenary session of the European Parliament of February the House voted and approved the amended report on the EU Beating Cancer Plan: it considers all the steps of the diseases and the influence that diet and lifestyle have on health.

In a presentation, Italian ministers for Health, Agriculture, and Foreign Affairs formally presented the Nutrinform, the national Front-of-pack labelling system that informs about the nutritional value of packaged food. 

Policies intended to reduce salt consumption in the population to improve general health have been proven effective in South Africa through a mandatory reduction regulation of salt in processed foods. 

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