Paul Finglas and Mark Roe were invited experts to the “Regional Meeting to standardize and update food composition tables, reflecting sugar, TFA, SFA, and salt contents” in Rabat Morocco on 20-22 September 2016. The objectives of the meeting were to;
- Review the current regional food composition tables and identify the gaps in data and information
- Sensitize the regional key partners including academia on the international standards for food composition tables including data and information needed to fill the gaps.
- Agree on a standard model to be used by the concerned institutions and academia which is needed for assessment of dietary intake of various age groups; and serve food labelling and safety