November 2017 eNews | Food Processor 11.4

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ESHA News

Food Processor 11.4 Now Available

We’re pleased to announce that a new version of Food Processor Nutrition Analysis software (Version 11.4) is now available!

Program Enhancements
Food Processor 11.4 incorporates several updates to the Food & Nutrition Database. Additionally, this version offers the ability to attach files of any type to your Recipe, Ingredient, Person, or Menu Plan. Learn more!


ESHA eBook

eBook: Supplement Labeling 101

In 1994, Congress passed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) to (1) define what a supplement is (2) to set regulations for labeling and packaging and (3) change the scope of the FDA to include removal of unsafe or misbranded products from the market and to establish safe manufacturing practices. This ebook will briefly cover the first two topics to help guide you through the regulations and requirements for Supplement Facts labeling compliance.

Download the eBook!


Industry News

FDA Offers More Clarity on Menu Labeling

In an effort to clear up some confusion with the Menu Labeling regulations that go into effect May 7, 2018, the FDA has released a Supplemental Draft Guidance Document. The guidance document makes other clarifications, gives additional examples and discusses accommodations.

Continue reading.


FAQ

Q: We sell individually wrapped chocolate truffles that are 10g each. Each box we sell contains 10 truffles. What would our serving size and servings per container be?

A: That depends on which label you are using on your package (1990 or 2016). The RACC has changed for the “All other candies” product category.

1990 2016
RACC 40 g 30 g
Serving Size 4 pieces (40 g) 3 pieces (30 g)
Servings Per Container 2.5 About 3.5

 

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