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.
In a Press Release issued March 1, 2018, the FDA announced the release of several guidance documents on dietary fiber and other key issues related to the new Nutrition Facts labeling laws, and there are a few important changes.
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some confusion with the Menu Labeling regulations that go into effect May 7, 2018, the FDA has released a Supplemental Draft Guidance Document. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a press release that he wanted to make sure the public had the desired information as soon as possible, while keeping regulations from being overly burdensome for restaurants.