Tag Archives: Labeling & Compliance

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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Using Calorie Ranges for Menu Labeling Compliance

Question: When can I use a range of calories on my menus and menu boards? There are some instances when the rules allow you to display a range of calories instead of individual calorie amounts in order to comply with the new menu labeling rules. This blog will cover those cases and show you how to...
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PHOs Are No Longer Considered GRAS Here’s How We Can Help

Both the US FDA and Health Canada are working towards reducing trans fats from the food supply by banning the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs). For companies with a wide range of products, this could prove to be difficult. However, if you are already using Genesis R&D, things will be a little simpler.

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Using the Composite Ingredient™ Feature in Genesis R&D Foods

There may be times when you source the same ingredient from multiple suppliers (such as burger buns or flour), and the calorie and other nutrient values vary somewhat. How, then, can you correctly display the calories on your nutrition facts labels or restaurant menus?

The FDA says, "... the calorie and other nutrient declarations could be...

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