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United States Issues Information Notice for New Nutrition Facts Label

September 13, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an informational notice providing guidance for compliance with the final rule entitled Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement facts Labels.

The notice can be accessed via the Industry Resources Web.

The notice addresses the following topics:

  • Locating Resources
  • Format
  • Food Labeling Guide
  • Supplement Facts Label
  • Guidance
  • Compliance
  • Rounding
  • Added Sugars

The guidance is in FAQ format and also provides annotated graphic illustrations of new label specifications for the most commonly used label formats.

The compliance date for this final rule is July 26, 2018. However, manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales are granted an additional year to comply.