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Keto Claims on Products in Canada

Keto Claims on Products in Canada

Some sections of Canada´s food labeling laws seemingly prohibit the labeling or advertising of Keto claims on products in Canada and for certain foods destined for the Keto Diet or other low-carb diets.

Keto Claims on Products in Mexico

Keto Claims on Products in Mexico

For health food brands that operate within the Keto diet niche, the lack of prohibitions related to mentioning the Keto diet or “low-carb claims” on packaging offers an opportunity to directly connect with a growing segment of the consumer base who is interested in losing weight and eating a healthier diet. Though there may be a few challenges related to threshold values as they pertain to total fat values, most health food and Keto food brands should find they are below those values or otherwise exempted from the warning label requirements.

Regulations of Keto claims on products in Argentina

Rules and Regulations of Keto Claims on Products in Argentina

None of the relevant food labeling laws and legislation in Argentina specifically mention the word Keto, nor do they specifically regulate against the use of low-carb claims on food packaging. However, the recently passed frontal labeling law could impair certain food companies that market high-fat products in the Argentinian market.

Keto rules and regulations in Australia

Keto Rules and and Regulations in Australia

In Australia, there is no established official “Keto” or “Low-Carb” food classification by the FSANZ (Food Standards Australia New Zealand). The Keto rules and regulations in Australia and other food standards do not mention the word Keto, nor do they specifically mention low-carb claims.

Cognitive Biases

Cognitive Biases and Statistical Analyses on Low Carb Diets

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Circular Economy

The Future Circular Economy

The circular economy is changing the way that CPG Brands in the Health Food industry operate.

gut microbiome research

Gut Microbiome Research and the Health Food Industry

“Probiotics are going to play definitely an increasing role as we learn more about them,” Vuyisich says. “There’s unlimited amount of knowledge that that is out there and we’re just scratching the surface. And so the revolution has begun. I would like to ask everyone to contribute to this revolution in order to enable people to live healthier lives.” 

Nutrient-dense food

Bigger, Brighter, Blemish-Free, and No Nutrient Density

Nutrient density in food items we eat is an extremely important issue that is beginning to pop up on the radars of consumers around the country.

Dr. Paolo Raggi Evidence based Keto Diet Research

Paolo Raggi MD: A Critical View of of the Keto Diet

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Lab Grown Food The Future of Sustainable Food Systems

Lab-Grown Food: The Future of Sustainable Food Systems?

Over the past couple of years, there has been no shortage of discussion