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Friday, 19 August 2016 - 12:48
Food items to be labelled with Symbols to identify salt and fat content
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A recent gazette notification has informed the sugary drink manufactures to display red, yellow or green colour symbols on the packaging of their products to enable consumers to identify the content of sugar.

The instruction was made mandatory with effect from August 1st

The Health ministry has labelled red for products with a high sugar content, yellow for moderate content and green for beverages with a low sugar content.

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