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Important Questions Regarding the FDA’s New Nutrition Facts Label

Here are answers to your important questions regarding the FDA’s final ruling for the revised Nutrition Facts Label:

When can I get the new label?

Our software provider, Esha, has provided us that the updated patch and we can now produce the new label. 

When do I need to have the new Nutrition Facts on my food product by?

January 1, 2020 is the compliance date. However, an extra year is given for manufacturers who have less than $10 million in annual sales.

What should I do now?

We will need the nutrition information, for all your ingredients and sub-ingredients, updated with the newly added nutrients: Potassium, Vitamin D and Added Sugars. If you use a flour, for example, then you will need to get that updated information for us in either a 100gram report or their updated Nutrition Facts – before we can complete your label.

If you would like to change to the new label as quickly as possible, then we suggest you start to gather this information now. You may need to call your suppliers to find out when they will be updating their products with these new nutrients.

What are the changes to the nutrition facts label?

There is a lot of information for us to share with you regarding these changes; however, for now, this helpful infographic may give you a general understanding of the differences. Click here to see the infographic. 

 

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