Month: January 2020

Month: January 2020

FDA Grants Citizen Petition on Glucomannan as a Dietary Fiber

10 Jan, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it intends to propose that “glucomannan” be added to the definition of dietary fiber. The action is being taken in response to a citizen petition from The Food Lawyers. Dietary fiber that can be declared on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels includes certain naturally occurring […]

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FDA Issues Final Guidance on Serving Sizes, Dual-Column Labeling

3 Jan, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final guidance to help manufacturers of packaged foods comply with the FDA’s updated Nutrition Facts labeling regulations.  The final guidance addresses serving sizes of foods, including single-serving foods and other foods that can reasonably be consumed at one eating occasion and require dual-column labeling.  It finalizes a draft guidance […]

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