Food colour coding in effect from today

Food colour coding in effect from today

Food colour coding in effect from today

Written by Staff Writer

01 Jun, 2019 | 9:59 am

Colombo (News 1st): The system of colour coding for the amount of sugar, salt, and fat contained in solid and semi-solid food items will be regulated from today (June 1).

The Ministry of Health said that the relevant gazettes were issued on the 17th of last month.

This colour coding method is used to prevent children and adults from being affected with non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol.

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