“it is Incredibly important that we finally slowed down this industry, from which our country and our children are already sick. She gets into the most remote corners of the state, where often there is not even medicine,” – said the Deputy vahaksi Magali Lopez Dominguez, prepared the bill, which has now entered into force. According to the parliamentarian, the impetus for the early consideration of the document has become a pandemic coronavirus: because patients with obesity face a much higher risk of complications and death. And in Mexico those extra pounds have 73 percent of the population is one of the highest rates in the world.
As it became clear from the study of the organization El Poder del Consumidor, start in the struggle with excess weight it is necessary for children who are in rural areas, for example, 70 percent of the time for Breakfast do not drink tea, coffee and even milk and soda.
On the protection of the rising generation from the pernicious influence of such a favorite “unhealthy” thinking not only in Mexico. The long struggle with fast food, leads and other Latin American States – Chile, where obesity in children are among the highest in the world. While the Chileans decided not to completely ban the sale of high-calorie products to minors, but did everything to literally kill their appeal. For example, in broadcasts on TV or on websites for children under 14 years you’ll never see advertising of food and beverages where the sugar content, sodium, saturated fat and calories exceeded. The same applies to advertising on TV, radio or in cinemas from six am to 10 PM.
in addition, in Chile, the packaging of such products will look much less attractive than in other countries. Take, for example, Breakfast cereal. We used to see them smiling face of a cartoon character, stars, toys or something like that, but in Chile you will see only the title, the obligatory warning about the increased content of hazardous components and a minimum of “alluring” design.
Taiwan is delicious, but not healthy food and beverages may not be advertised on children’s channels from five to nine in the evening – it was during this period the children usually come back from school, and most of them sit in front of TV.
And in South Korea, foods high in calories are not allowed to sell in schools and in the radius of 200 metres around them.
Russia has long been concerned about the health of the younger generation. In schools, a ban on the sale of chips and soft drinks, reported in Rospotrebnadzor.
In SanPiN about nutrition students from 2008 said that school canteens cannot sell chewing gum, fizzy drinks, deep fried products (chips), candy, energy drinks. In some regions, it is impossible to sell to Coca-Cola.
“the reason was the act of 2014, aims to ban the sale of non-alcoholic soft and caffeinated drinks to minors. The point is that the drinks contain caffeine or plant extracts. While this prohibition applies only in Vologda, and Ulyanovsk oblasts, Stavropol Krai, republics of Komi and Chechnya,” – said in Rospotrebnadzor. Vending machines that are allowed to load only products permitted in schools as a supplementary food.
Are subject to regular inspections. School for the chips in the vending machine could be fined.
Prepared by Olga Ignatova