South Africa
Law · Administrative Acts

Regulations Relating to the Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs


It prescribes minimum labelling requirements for all foodstuffs imported, sold, offered or prepackaged in South Africa


Products to contain name and description; prohibits the printing of pictures that falsely represent the products; requires disclosure of fat content; makes specific guidelines for products that claim to be healthier/healthy options; makes requirements for nutritional information but only applies to cases where producers voluntarily wish to make these disclosures