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« on: January 10, 2017, 12:30:27 PM »



Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

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Final rule.

Summary

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is amending its labeling regulations for conventional foods and dietary supplements to provide updated nutrition information on the label to assist consumers in maintaining healthy dietary practices. The updated information is consistent with current data on the associations between nutrients and chronic diseases, health-related conditions, physiological endpoints, and/or maintaining a healthy dietary pattern that reflects current public health conditions in the United States, and corresponds to new information on consumer understanding and consumption patterns. The final rule updates the list of nutrients that are required or permitted to be declared; provides updated Daily Reference Values and Reference Daily Intake values that are based on current dietary recommendations from consensus reports; amends requirements for foods represented or purported to be specifically for children under the age of 4 years and pregnant and lactating women and establishes nutrient reference values specifically for these population subgroups; and revises the format and appearance of the Nutrition Facts label

Dates

Effective date: The final rule becomes effective on July 26, 2016. Compliance date: The compliance date of this final rule is July 26, 2018 for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales and July 26, 2019 for manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales. See section III, Effective and Compliance Dates, for more detail. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of July 26, 2016


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https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FDA-2012-N-1210-0875
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 05:18:10 AM »

It's still all bullshit perpetuated by industry. Healthy food is simply. It comes in the form of 1 ingredient at a time... mostly plant based.

Broccoli = healthy
Cheesy broccoli fried chicken = death

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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2017, 07:24:24 PM »

It's still all bullshit perpetuated by industry. Healthy food is simply. It comes in the form of 1 ingredient at a time... mostly plant based.

Broccoli = healthy
Cheesy broccoli fried chicken = death

etc
how should it be cooked? Only steamed? Does lightly sauteeing it destroy it?
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