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.
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.
On May 3, 2018, the FDA issued its final rule to extend the compliance dates for new Supplement and Nutrition Facts Labels.
In a Press Release issued March 1, 2018, the FDA announced the release of several guidance documents on dietary fiber and other key issues related to the new Nutrition Facts labeling laws, and there are a few important changes.