In November, the Ministry of Health will regulate safe levels of content of free sugars, salts, saturated and trans-fatty acids, and additives in foodstuff.
Relevant standards will be approved through introduction of amendments and additions in acting sanitary codes and regulations. Presence of these substances in food products will be permitted in safe quantity.
Representatives of the Department for Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance warn, plenty of these substances in food disturbs metabolism and causes various chronic and life-threatening diseases.
With the development of food industry people get wide access to these substances. In order to balance the consumption of these substances it is necessary to impose restrictions. The country has no relevant regulations yet.
Currently, specialists are busy with the development of drafts.