Tag Archives: US Nutrition Label

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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Potassium Rounding Rules on the 2016 Nutrition Facts Label

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

1990 Nutrition Facts Label

On the 1990 Nutrition Facts Label, potassium is a voluntary nutrient. When it is listed on the label, it is placed beneath sodium in the upper part of the label,...
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FDA Nutrition Facts Label Nutrient Changes Part 2

With the FDA's final label ruling, a number of significant changes have been implemented into the Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels, particularly with regard to Daily Value (DV) numbers. According to the FDA, "Daily values are reference amounts of nutrients to consume or not to exceed and are used to calculate the percent Daily Value (% DV) that...
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FDA Nutrition Facts Label Nutrient Changes Part 1

With the FDA's final ruling, there have been a number of significant changes to nutrients on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels. These changes have been implemented into our Genesis program. Below is a short summary that covers some of the nutrient changes, including the newly required mandatory nutrients, increases in Daily Value (DV), and unit of measure changes. For a...
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