Category Archives: Labeling & Compliance

How ESHA Uses and Implements FDA’s Guidance for Industry Documents

We often receive questions regarding how ESHA implements recommendations for compliance from the FDA's Guidance for Industry documents into our software solutions. This blog briefly covers how we regard and use both types of guidance documents that the FDA publishes.

Draft Guidance Documents

Definition: FDA’s draft guidance documents do not...
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How the New RACC Changes Could Impact Your Nutrition Facts Label

Along with the other labeling changes, the FDA has issued a final rule to update and establish Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACC) to better reflect what people actually eat. As a result, food manufacturers may be required to update their labels and serving sizes based on the new reference amounts. In addition, this could potentially have...
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Health Canada’s Nutrition Facts Table Nutrient Changes Part 2

With Health Canada's final label ruling, a number of changes have been implemented into the Nutrition Facts tables, particularly with regard to Daily Value (DV) figures. Daily values are reference amounts of nutrients to consume or not to exceed and are the reference points upon which the % daily value in the nutrition facts table are based. Below is a...
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Health Canada’s Nutrition Facts Table Nutrient Changes Part 1

Health Canada's final amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) – Nutrition Labelling was published in the Canada Gazette on December 14, 2016. With the final ruling, there have been a number of changes to nutrients on the Nutrition Facts tables. These changes have been implemented into our Genesis R&D Foods program. Below is a short...
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