Standards for Nutrition Labels Coming

CEO of CROSQ Secretariat, Mr. Deryck Omar.

(Barbados Today) By the end of this month, officials are expected to decide on long-awaited standards for front nutrition labels on locally and regionally manufactured food and drink products.

Deryck Omar, Chief Executive Officer of the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), said the time was quickly approaching for the organisation to receive the draft document from the technical team.

However, he said a final decision would come only after careful review.

“At the end of October, the final comments are supposed to come back in for the regional project team of experts to take a look at, and depending upon the nature of comments, the regional project team will then determine what is the next step,” he said.

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