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Rospotrebnadzor may make color marking of products mandatory in Russia

Published Oct 7, 2021

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Marking "Traffic light" can be made mandatory - Rospotrebnadzor took into account this initiative of the public council under the department, told Izvestia in the service. It is assumed that an excess of salt, sugar and fat will be highlighted in red, their normal values - in green. We are talking about industrially produced goods, with the exception of mineral water and spices. The identification is planned to be placed not on packaging, but on price tags in regular and online stores.

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Details to Izvestia were told by several participants in the meeting of the public council at Rospotrebnadzor. Food manufacturers note that many common products can be red colored, such as cream, cottage cheese and sour cream. The Public Council under Rospotrebnadzor proposed to introduce in the Russian Federation mandatory labeling of food products of the "Traffic Light" type. That is, to highlight the excess salt, sugar, fat and trans fats in red, and their normal values in green. These are manufactured goods, with the exception of mineral water and spices. Identification is supposed to be placed not on product packaging, but on price tags in regular and online stores. The participants of the meeting of the public council under Rospotrebnadzor, the head of the Public Consumer Initiative, Oleg Pavlov, and the chairman of the board of the International Confederation of Consumer Societies (ConfOP), Dmitry Yanin, told Izvestia about this. According to them, the necessary ...
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