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Table 1 Status of local food composition tables in some PURE participating countries

From: Food composition database development for between country comparisons

Countries First publication Date of update* Maximum No. of food items Maximum No. of nutrients
Argentina 1935 – 1942 1992 280 16
Brazil 1950 2002 1062 33
Colombia 1944 1990 600 32
Chile 1961 1997 2000 25
Zimbabwe 1989 Not available 201 18
UAE Do not exist Do not exist Do not exist Do not exist
USDA, SR18 1973 2004 7146 136
  1. * Note: The date of update is not the date of the assay.