Front-of-package warning labels

This amendment to NOM-051 mandates that foods and beverages containing added sugar, fat, or sodium that exceed thresholds set by the Ministry of Health for energy, sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, or sodium content must carry warning labels indicating that the product contains an “excess” of that nutrient. The nutritional criteria will grow increasingly strict under Phase II implementation (October 2023 – October 2025). Additionally, the warning labels must be accompanied by warning messages that they are harmful to children if they contain any amount of added caffeine or non-sugar sweeteners: “Contains sweeteners — not recommended for children” or ‘Contains caffeine — avoid giving to children.

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Mexico FOP Warning Labels