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Food and Food Standards Act
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Legislation relevant to nutrition
ZWE Food and Food Standards Act.pdf
WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017
Specific nutrition criteria
Global database on the Implementation of
Nutrition Action (GINA)
(h) provide for the mode of labelling food or packages containing the same, or bulk stock from which food is taken for sale, and the
matter to be contained or not to be contained on such labels;
(i) provide for the control and regulation of advertisements relating to any food and, in particular, the prohibition of any such
advertisement which is false or misleading
(3) Regulations made in terms of subsection (1) may prescribe penalties for contraventions thereof, but no such penalty shall exceed a
fine of level five or to imprisonment for a period of six months or both such fine and such imprisonment.
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5 January 2019