ARISE Plus, upon request from ACHPFS has provided support to regulators and nutritionists in ASEAN Member States to discuss these complex issues in a 2 day workshop held from May 31 May – June 01, 2021. An expert from ARISE Plus provided participant details of Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) established by the Codex Alimentarius Commissions, elaborating the concept, the method of derivation and its uses in nutrition labelling. Participants were able to take stock of the Member States existing regulations across ASEAN on the use of NRVs for labelling and to conduct discussions on the potential to harmonise NRVs across ASEAN.
The workshop was attended by thirty-seven (37), from representing all 10 ASEAN Member States. The participants comprised of officials involved in the administration of nutrition labelling guidelines/regulations and by nutritionists involved in the development or use of daily nutrient intake reference and recommended values.
For more details please visit: Workshop on Nutrient Reference Value