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Genesis Foods 11.6 Update Overview

Genesis Food Version 11.6 includes important updates for labeling and compliance. These updates include:
  • The addition of an Added Sugar symbol and statement for the U.S. 2016 Nutrition Facts
  • Renamed nutrient fields
  • A new Dual Format Label for Canada
  • In addition, we have incorporated a popular user request — alphabetization of nutrients on the ingredient, composite...
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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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Using Calorie Ranges for Menu Labeling Compliance

Question: When can I use a range of calories on my menus and menu boards? There are some instances when the rules allow you to display a range of calories instead of individual calorie amounts in order to comply with the new menu labeling rules. This blog will cover those cases and show you how to...
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PHOs Are No Longer Considered GRAS Here’s How We Can Help

Both the US FDA and Health Canada are working towards reducing trans fats from the food supply by banning the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs). For companies with a wide range of products, this could prove to be difficult. However, if you are already using Genesis R&D, things will be a little simpler.

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