Happy 4th and welcome to July's Label Alert!In this issue's headlines, FDA issues guidance on dietary fiber, Trump wants a single food agency, most Americans consider food labels misleading, and more.... And continuing our efforts to help industry stay compliant with the latest labeling regulations, PLC is offering $75 off its Nutrition and USDA labeling manuals.Now, ease into your workday with this edition of Label Alert!
FDA Issues Guidance, Science Review, and Citizen Petition Responses on Dietary Fiber
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued guidance and a supporting science review identifying eight additional non-digestible carbohydrates (NDCs) that the agency intends to propose to add to the list of non-digestible carbohydrates that meet the definition of "dietary fiber" that was established in the Nutrition Facts label final rule.
Public Meeting to Discuss FDA's Nutrition Innovation Strategy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is holding a public meeting to discuss the agency's Nutrition Innovation Strategy. In a statement, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., emphasized that the public meeting will begin an important dialogue on various aspects of the strategy with a variety of stakeholders.
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