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FAQ: Why does Genesis R&D include a linear footnote when FDA does not?

Question: The FDA label examples do not show the Standard Footnote in the linear format but Genesis includes footnote options for the linear label format. Why?  The FDA regulations for industry say:
In response to concerns of products that have significant size and space constraints we are removing the requirement...
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FDA Looks at Sesame as Label Allergen

The FDA is now considering whether to add a ninth item — sesame — to the current "Big 8" list of allergens that must be declared on labels, the agency announced in a press release last month. According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI),...
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Updates for Dietary Fiber on the Nutrition Facts Label

Eight additional non-digestible carbohydrates now count as "beneficial" fibers, the FDA announced June 14, 2018. They include mixed plant cell wall fibers (a broad category that includes fibers like sugar cane fiber and apple fiber, among many others), arabinoxylan, alginate, inulin and inulin-type fructans, high amylose starch (resistant starch 2), galactooligosaccharide, polydextrose, and resistant maltodextrin/dextrin.

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