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2016 Nutrition Facts Label Transition Review Checklist

The compliance date for transitioning to the 2016 FDA Nutrition Facts Label rules is Jan. 1, 2020 (Jan. 1, 2021 for manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales.) Use this checklist to help you follow the necessary steps for compliance with the new regulations. Download the Cheat Sheet
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2016 Supplement Facts Label Transition Review Checklist

The compliance date for transitioning to the 2016 FDA Supplement Facts Label rules is Jan. 1, 2020 (Jan. 1, 2021 for manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales.) Use this checklist to help you follow the necessary steps for compliance with the new regulations. Download the Cheat Sheet
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Added Sugar Labeling Cheat Sheet

nutrition facts label added sugars
Added Sugar is now a mandatory label nutrient. This cheat sheet covers the definition, what is and isn’t considered added, some specials cases, and where it appears on the label.
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Dietary Fiber Labeling Cheat Sheet

nutrition facts label dietary fiber
Dietary Fiber, or non-digestible carbohydrate, is a mandatory label and it is considered part of the carbohydrate total. This cheat sheet discusses the definitions and label display.
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FDA Nutrient Comparisons & DV Changes

FDA nutrient unit changes
With the release of the new rules for Nutrition Facts Labels, some of the nutrient measurement units have been revised. Download our cheat sheet to see a full list of what’s changed. Download the Cheat Sheet
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FDA RACC Changes Cheat Sheet

updated RACC nutrition facts labels
The Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed for food product are standardized serving sizes for use on labels and for nutrient claims. This cheat sheet lists various RACC examples.
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Nutrient Unit Conversion Calculations Cheat Sheet

Converting nutrient units nutrition facts label
This cheat sheet covers the calculations used for converting nutrient amounts and measures from the 1990 to the 2016 requirements and standards.
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