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Ukraine must pass a law on trans fats as soon as possible

Published Nov 19, 2021

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The Head of the State Food and Consumer Service Vladislava Magaletskaya wrote about this in a column on the Novoe Vremya website. In Ukraine, the content of trans fats in foods is not yet regulated by law. But the Ukrainian parliament has already passed the first reading of the bill and it was supported by a significant number of deputies - 304. The document sets restrictions on the use of trans fats, labeling rules and most importantly - serious fines for violating the law. "It is impossible to delay the adoption of this important law. Ukraine must respond very quickly to global and European trends. The recipe for reform is simple - you need to introduce European standards for safety and quality of food, water, chemicals, etc. At the same time, we should not wait for several years, but act as synchronously as possible with European partners, ”Vladyslava Magaletska stressed. According to WHO experts, half a million people worldwide die each year from cardiovascular disease caused ...
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