The companies will be obliged to indicate 243 health components on labels of food products, others than those that refer to the reduction of the risk of infection and the development and health of children. The information refers to vitamins, organic acids, salts, biotins, microelements, enzymes, etc. The bill was drafted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection and was proposed for public debates, IPN reports.
The authors of the bill say the goal is to increase the access to information and the protection level of the population’s health and to adjust the conditions on the domestic market to those on the EU market.
When having access to this information, the consumers will be able to choose the food products sold on the market, including imported ones, in accordance with the food safety requirements. In the long-run, individual culture will be developed together with the qualitative change in nutrition, contributing thus to the maintaining and strengthening of the population’s health.