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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.