• Proposed new laws on nutrition labelling and claims: what you should know!

  • The Ministry of Health Malaysia has proposed new laws to regulate nutrition labelling and the practice of nutrition claims in the country. The proposed amendments to the regulations have been circulated for public comments. These may also be viewed on the website of the Food Quality Control of the Ministry of Health (dph.gov.my). To help the food industries, consumers and other interested parties better understand the proposed new law, the proposal has been re-phrased and presented in an easily understandable style.

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  • Smart shopping with nutrition labels

  • By DR TEE E SIONGTHE next time you go shopping in the supermarket, take a closer look at what you buy. No, not the attractive picture of the food in front. Turn the product around, and read the nutrition information box.

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  • Cadangan undang-undang baru mengenai pelabelan dan tuntutan pemakanan : Apa yang patut anda ketahui!

  • Persatuan Pemakanan Malaysia (NSM) mengalu-alukan usaha Kementerian untuk memperkenalkan pelabelan pemakanan mandatori untuk pelbagai jenis makanan. Pada masa yang sama ia juga dapat menjelaskan syarat-syarat untuk membuat tuntutan pemakanan. Kami akan bekerjasama rapat dengan pihak Kementerian Kesihatan dalam usaha untuk memberi penerangan kepada badan-badan yang berminat mengenai undang-undang baru tersebut dan juga dalam pelaksanaan undang-undang berkenaan secara lancar. Satu siri aktiviti telah dirancang, termasuk kempen kesedaran di kalangan komuniti bagi memastikan faedah yang besar dapat diperolehi melalui pelabelan makanan.

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  • New sugar content rule soon

  • KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will come up with a new regulation on sugar content in food and drinks soon to encourage Malaysians to reduce their sugar intake, said Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.

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