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.
Potassium has moved from voluntary to mandatory on the FDA's new 2016 Nutrition Facts Label. With the move comes new rounding rules.Read more