FDA Finalizes New Nutrition Facts Panel

23/05/16

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08h00 - 16h30

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On May 20, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled the new Nutrition Facts label format. Some of the new design aspects of the Nutrition Facts table include:
• Increased type size for the “Serving Size” and “Calories”
• Addition of a statement to show how much sugar was added to the food product with Percent Daily Value
• Updated the daily values for Sodium, Dietary Fiber, and Vitamin D
• Removal of “Calories from Fat”
• Updated % Daily Value (DV) footnote
• New serving size requirements to more accurately reflect the amount of food people eat

Click to view FDA website:
http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/LabelingNutrition/ucm385663.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

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