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Updates for Dietary Fiber on the Nutrition Facts Label

Eight additional non-digestible carbohydrates now count as "beneficial" fibers, the FDA announced June 14, 2018. They include mixed plant cell wall fibers (a broad category that includes fibers like sugar cane fiber and apple fiber, among many others), arabinoxylan, alginate, inulin and inulin-type fructans, high amylose starch (resistant starch 2), galactooligosaccharide, polydextrose, and resistant maltodextrin/dextrin.

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Genesis R&D Foods 11.5 Update

The latest update to Genesis R&D Foods — version 11.5 — is an important one for users concerned with FDA's Menu Labeling and Mexico's Nutrition Facts Labeling regulations and compliance. We've added features to simplify menu labeling compliance (remember, the deadline was May 7, 2018) and incorporated Mexico's...
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Mexico Front-of-Package Labeling Requirements

In 2014, the Mexican Federal Commission of Sanitary Risk Prevention — the regulating body in Mexico responsible for food safety — published Front-of-Package labeling regulations required for most pre-packaged foods and non-alcoholic beverages sold and distributed in Mexico, as part of the government's strategy to fight obesity. The purpose of Front-of-Package labeling is to clearly and quickly...
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