2018 Food policy

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Recommendation for Mexico par. 48 and par. 49 (2018)

Text of the recommendation

48. The Committee is concerned that there continute to be high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity, on the one hand, and rising levels of excess weight and obesity, on the other, which interferes with the effective enjoyment of the right to adequate food (art 11). 49. The Committee recommends that the State party develop a comprehensive national strategy for the protection and promotion of the right to adequate food in order to address food insecuirty in the different regions of the State party and to promote a healtheir diet, which, among other things, can reduce problems of excess weight and obesity.

Year 2018
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Mexico
Policy Area Food and nutrition security
Human Rights Comiteee CESCR
Human Rights Right to health Right to adequate food and nutrition


Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Concluding observations on the combined fifth and sixth periodic reports of Mexico E/C.12/MEX/CO/5-6, (2018). Pars . 48; 49. Available at: http://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=E%2fC.12%2fMEX%2fCO%2f5-6&Lang=en