UAE to roll out rules for mandatory calorie labels on food

UAE will soon introduce mandatory measures for restaurants and other food outlets to display calorie content of the food served to customers so they can make informed and healthy dietary choices, authorities announced.

The indicative specifications included some items such as calories and mentioning the names of materials and ingredients contained in the meals. All data and basic information that contribute to achieving the goals associated with providing all information and data should be listed, the Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology said.


Khaleej Times
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