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Peru’s Ministry of Health has enacted Supreme Decree No. 012‑2018-SA Health Warnings on the Promotion of Healthy Eating among Children and Adolescents on June 16, 2018.

This regulation establishes the technical specifications of health warnings displayed on processed foods. This regulation specifies that warnings must be consigned in a clear, legible, prominent and understandable on the front side of the product label, according to the following specifications and proportions detailed in Annex 1.

This regulation also specifies the proper location of the warnings. Figure of the specific warnings are provided on the regulation.

This regulation is created in accordance with the regulations implementing Law No. 30021 on the promotion of healthy eating among children and adolescents, adopted pursuant to Supreme Decree No. 017‑2017-SA.