Tag Archives: Labeling & Compliance

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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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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