On June 13, 2017, the FDA announced their intent to extend the compliance dates for Supplement and Nutrition Facts Labeling. [vr]The update was posted on the FDA's website on June 13, 2017 and stated, "In May 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts Label and Serving Size final rules and set...Read more
On May 1, 2017, the FDA announced an extension to the original compliance date (May 5, 2017) for Menu Labeling, giving restaurants and other qualifying food establishments another year to get their ducks in a row, so to speak. The new compliance date is May 7,...Read more
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.Read more
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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