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FDA finalizes rule to revise Nutrition Facts panels for foods and Supplement Facts panels for Dietary Supplements On May 20, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) issued a final rule (Rule) that overhauls the design and content of nutrition labeling for foods and dietary supplements (known as the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods and the Supplement Facts label for dietary supplements). These changes are largely consistent with those proposed…
General Mills’ announcement that it will be introducing Cheerios with nonGMO ingredients has created quite the media splash, even putting a dent in coverage of the polar vortex.  As some media reports have noted, however, a GMO-free Cheerios is not that big a stretch as there is very little in Cheerios that has a GMO equivalent (Oats, the primary ingredient, are not a genetically modified food.) Genetically modifying our food supply has its share of…
On August 13th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a second version of its draft guidance on medical foods.  The draft guidance, “Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Foods; Second Edition,” amends and expands upon the original draft guidance published in 2007 by incorporating 15 new questions and answers. Specifically, the FDA addresses medical food labeling, physician supervision, and the scope of permissible diseases or conditions that medical foods may be labeled or…