'Landmine' Of Consequences In Nutrition, Supplement Facts Label Changes
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
FDA’s final rule updating Nutrition Facts labels will have a far-reaching impact on products beyond labeling. The requirements also will change nutrient daily values, potentially affecting product claims and the way in which consumers perceive products, say food consultants during an FDLI webinar.
You may also be interested in...
FDA has heard from some manufacturers that additional time is needed to meet all of the requirements, “especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Prior to the pandemic, agency announced enforcement discretion during 2020 for compliance by firms with more than $10m in annual sales.
Final rule amends FDA regulation on gluten-free labeling to provide alternative means for the agency to verify compliance. It will determine whether a firm is compliant from records it must maintain, and make available for inspection and copying, of the fermented or hydrolyzed supplements and food products bearing the claim.
California withdraws Prop 65 proposal to clarify when and how average concentrations can be calculated for a listed chemical due to deadline; trade groups ask FDA for enforcement discretion on compliance date for Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels rules; FDA published list of necessary records for FSVP applications; and use of OTC analgesics grows in teen suicide attempts.