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U.S. FDA has revised the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods. The new Nutrition Facts label is designed to help consumers easily locate the specific nutrient information which drives better-informed food choices. The FDA modernized Nutrition Facts label for Packaged Foods continues, separately, from the hold placed on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrition Facts label revision.
Join us for this online session and learn about the FDA Nutrition Facts label changes from the experts, including the scientific rationale behind the changes, the results of the FDA’s consumer research, the type of information required to substantiate particular Nutrition Facts label declarations, the FDA’s definition of an added sugar and its new definition of dietary fiber, and how to prepare to ensure compliance.
At the end of the program, you will be able to:
- Describe the format and content changes to the new Nutrition Facts label
- Prepare for the new background calculation requirements and daily reference value changes for fat, total carbohydrates, added sugars, sodium and dietary fiber
- Discuss revisions to the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for micronutrients and revisions to the serving size
- Outline and discuss the newly-enforced recordkeeping requirements
- Review the impact the revised Nutrition Facts label may have on your brand
- Identify the steps you need to take to ensure compliance
- Facility Managers
- Food Safety & Quality Consultants
- Food Safety Personnel
- Food Service Personnel
- Ingredient Suppliers
- Owners/Operations of Food Business
- Product Development Personnel
- Production Managers/Supervisors
- R&D Personnel
- Regulatory Authorities & Personnel
- Supply Chain Managers