Declared On 18 October Each Year, "national Day Of The Consumption Of Fruit And Vegetables".

Original Language Title: DECLÁRASE EL 18 DE OCTUBRE DE CADA AÑO, “DÍA NACIONAL DEL CONSUMO DE FRUTAS Y VERDURAS”.

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DECREE NO 791

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR,

CONSIDERING:

I.-That in accordance with Article 131, Ordinary 11 ° of the Constitution, it is the faculty of this Legislative Assembly to decree, in a general manner, benefits and tax incentives or of any nature, for the promotion of cultural, scientific, agricultural, industrial, or other activities.

II. The World Health Organization warns that a low intake of fruits and vegetables causes 19% of cases of gastrointestinal cancer and 31% of cases of ischemic heart disease, producing two million seven hundred thousand deaths annually.

III.-That in the framework of the "IX Congress of Promotion to the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables", held in the city of Budapest in Hungary, was established on October 18 of each year as "World Day of the Fruit and Vegetables", This initiative aims to raise awareness among the world's population about the importance of daily consumption fruits and vegetables in the prevention of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases, among which are cardiovascular diseases, cancer, obesity and diabetes, which cause 60% of deaths worldwide.

IV. important that in our country the consumption of fruits and vegetables, as well as healthy eating habits, be promoted in order to influence the health conditions of the people, thus achieving an improvement in the quality of life for the girls, children, Salvadoran adolescents and families, which is why it becomes necessary to have one day a year in which to invite the population to become aware of the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption and to improve their eating habits.

V.-That by reason of the above it is appropriate to declare on October 18 of each year as " National Day of the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables ", in order to promote good eating habits among the Salvadoran population and to pay for the impulse of the preventive approach of public health.

BY TANTO,

in use of its constitutional faculties and Deputies ' initiative: Cesar Humberto Garcia Aguilera, Carlos Walter Guzman Coto and Guadalupe Antonio Vazquez Martinez; and with the support of the deputies and the deputies: Othon Sigfrido Reyes Morales, Enrique Alberto Luis Valdés Soto, Jose Francisco Merino Lopez, Lorena Guadalupe Peña Mendoza, Guillermo Francisco Mata Bennett, Manuel Vicente Menjívar Esquivel, José Rafael Machuca Zelaya, Irma Lourdes Palacios Vásquez, Ernesto Antonio Angulo Milla, José Serafin Orantes Rodríguez, Ana Vilma Albanez de Escobar, Damian Alegria, Lucia del Carmen Ayala de León, Ana Lucia Baires de Martínez, Marta Evelyn Batres Araujo, Yohalmo Edmundo Cabrera Chacón, Carmen

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Elena Calderón Sol de Escalon, Reynaldo Antonio López Cardoza, Ana Marina Castro Orellana, Crissia Suhan Chavez Garcia, Dario Alejandro Chicas Argueta, Ricardo Humberto Contreras Henriquez, Norma Cristina Cornejo Amaya, Carlos Cortez Hernandez, Rosa Alma Cruz Marinero, Raul Omar Cuellar, Elsa Davila de Morales, Nery Arely Diaz de Rivera, Nidia Diaz, Antonio Echeverria Veliz, Omar Arturo Escobar Oviedo, Julio Cesar Fabian Perez, Emma Julia Fabian Hernandez, Carmen Elena Figueroa Rodriguez, Juan Manuel de Jesus Flores Cornejo, Edilberto Hernandez Castillo, Estela Yanet Hernandez Rodriguez, Rafael Antonio Jarquín Larios, Jose Eduardo Josa Gutierrez, Karina Ivette Sosa de Lara, Audelia Guadalupe Lopez de Kleutgens, Hortensia Margarita Lopez Quintana, Jose Maximo Madriz Serrano, Martyr Arnoldo Marin Villanueva, Mario Marroquín Mejia, Rodolfo Antonio Martinez, Misael Mejia Mejia, Jose Santos Melara Yanes, Guillermo Antonio Olivo Mendez, Francisco Eduardo Ortiz Amaya, Silvia Estela Ostorga de Escobar, Mariella Pena Pinto, Mario Antonio Ponce Lopez, Manuel Mercedes Portillo Dominguez, Sergio Benigno Portillo Portillo, Nelson de Jesus Quintanilla Gomez, Norma Carolina Ramirez, David Ernesto Reyes Molina, Jackeline Noemi Rivera Avalos, David Rodriguez Rivera, Sonia Margarita Rodriguez Siguenza, Alberto Armando Romero Rodriguez, Marcos Francisco Salazar Umana, Patricia Maria Salazar de Rosales, Jaime Gilberto Valdez Hernandez, Mario Eduardo Valiente Ortiz and Edwin Victor Alejandro Zamora David.

DECCRETA:

Art. 1.-Declaration on October 18 of each year as "NATIONAL DAY OF CONSUMPTION OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES", in order to promote good eating habits among the Salvadoran population and to pay for the impulse of the preventive approach of public health.

Art. 2. -This Decree will enter into force eight days after its publication in the Official Journal.

GIVEN IN THE BLUE HALL OF THE LEGISLATIVE PALACE: San Salvador, four days of the month of September of the year two thousand fourteen.

OTHON SIGFRIDO REYES MORALES, PRESIDENT.

ENRIQUE ALBERTO LUIS VALDEZ SOTO, GUILLERMO ANTONIO GALLEGOS NAVARRETE, FIRST VICE PRESIDENT. SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT.

JOSÉ FRANCISCO MERINO LÓPEZ, LORENA GUADALUPE PEÑA MENDOZA, THIRD VICE PRESIDENT. FOURTH VICE-PRESIDENT.

CARLOS ARMANDO REYES RAMOS, FIFTH VICE PRESIDENT.

GUILLERMO FRANCISCO MATA BENNETT, MANUEL VICENTE MENJÍVAR ESQUIVEL, FIRST SECRETARY. SECOND SECRETARY.

SANDRA MARLENE SALGADO GARCÍA, JOSÉ RAFAEL MACHUCA ZELAYA, THIRD SECRETARY. FOURTH SECRETARY.

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IRMA LOURDES PALACIOS VÁSQUEZ, ERNESTO ANTONIO ANGULO MILLA, FIFTH SECRETARY. SIXTH SECRETARY.

FRANCISCO JOSE ZABLAH SAFIE, JOSE SERAFIN ORANTES RODRIGUEZ, SEVENTH SECRETARY. EIGHTH SECRETARY.

CASA PRESIDENTIAL: San Salvador, at the twenty-two days of September of the year two thousand fourteen.

PUBESQUIESE,

Salvador Sánchez Cerén, President of the Republic.

Ramón Aristides Valencia Arana, Minister of Governance and Territorial Development.

D. O. No. 176 Took No. 404 Date: September 24, 2014

PCH/geg 22-10-2014

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