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Health Canada Finalized Food Labelling Regulations

Health Canada has finalized changes to the Nutrition Facts table and list of ingredients on packaged foods. These changes reflect the latest science and incorporate feedback and concerns from consumers and stakeholders, the department said. With these changes, Health Canada hopes to help consumers make more informed decisions about the food they eat.

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Potassium Rounding Rules on the 2016 Nutrition Facts Label

Potassium has moved from voluntary to mandatory on the FDA's new 2016 Nutrition Facts Label. With the move comes new rounding rules.

1990 Nutrition Facts Label

On the 1990 Nutrition Facts Label, potassium is a voluntary nutrient. When it is listed on the label, it is placed beneath sodium in the upper part of the label,...
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Naturally Occurring vs. Added Sugars: Here’s the Scoop

The white sugar granules on my cereal and the sugar that makes my orange sweet are the same thing, right? Well, yes. And no. They're both sugars – the white sugar is sucrose and the fruit sugar is fructose – and they both fall under the umbrella of carbohydrates, which...
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