Colour code to be introduced for sweets as well

Colour code to be introduced for sweets as well

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Minister Rajitha Senaratne has drawn his attention towards the introduction of a colour code system for confectionaries.

The matter came up for discussion at a meeting held with the Lanka Confectionary Producers Association at the Health Ministry. At this discussion, the Minister said that action will be initiated for the introduction of a colour code system for confectionaries. He further said that the initiative is being taken with the intention of reining in Non Communicable Diseases. He added that the related regulations will be gazetted soon.

Health Ministry Secretary Anura Jayawickrema and Health Services Director General Dr. Paliatha Mahipala were among those who joined in the meeting.