Added Sugars is a required label nutrient in the 2016 food labeling regulations and, as such, manufacturers have questions about compliance. This blog talks about what to do when your product is an "Added Sugar" as defined by the FDA.
The white sugar granules on my cereal and the sugar that makes my orange sweet are the same thing, right? Well, yes. And no. They're both sugars – the white sugar is sucrose and the fruit sugar is fructose – and they both fall under the umbrella of carbohydrates, which...Read more
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...Read more
On May 20, 2016, the FDA finalized the new Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label for packaged foods and supplements to reflect new scientific information. To assist with compliance, ESHA published an eBook, Cutting Through Labeling Confusion, and has put together a webinar series focusing on the different...Read more