'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.
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