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.
On May 3, 2018, the FDA issued its final rule to extend the compliance dates for new Supplement and Nutrition Facts Labels.
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.
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.