Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter

November 2014



Dear Colleague,

Welcome to November's Label Alert. This month Prime Label is proud to debut our free 
Nutrition Facts Panel Estimator tool. It is designed to easily help industry prepare for the new NFP regulations slated to become final in the next year. We at Label Alert wish you a happy Thanksgiving season!




Compliance Guide For Chilling Requirements For Ready-To-Cook Poultry Now Posted


FSIS posted a compliance guide that contains information regarding how official establishments that produce ready-to-cook (RTC) poultry can meet the new chilling requirements that became effective on October 20, and were established by the New Poultry Inspection final rule.

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FDA Develops Online Learning Module to Help Ensure Proper Labeling of Seafood Products


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has developed an online learning module to help the seafood industry, retailers, and state regulators ensure the proper labeling of seafood products offered for sale in the U.S. marketplace. 

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Most Foods Labeled 'Natural' Actually Contain GMOs


A majority of U.S. packaged foods labeled as "natural" and tested by Consumer Reports actually contained a substantial level of genetically modified ingredients, according to a report issued Tuesday by the non-profit product testing group. 

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FSMA: Many People Are Unfamiliar With the Requirements and Consequences of Failing to Renew Their US FDA Registrations


Under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) all facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food for human or animal consumption in the US must biennially renew their registrations with the FDA. 


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WTO Rejects US Country-of-Origin Labels for Meat


Tthe World Trade Organization rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The WTO said the requirements put Canadian and Mexican livestock at an unfair disadvantage.

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NFP Estimator Tool


Proposed NFP format

The Nutrition Facts Panel Estimator is the only online tool that converts your current Nutrition Panel to the new format proposed by the FDA on March 3, 2014. This easy-to-use tool will give you an idea of how this proposed regulation will impact your product.*

When the new nutrition rules go into effect, we hope you will come back to take advantage of our easy-to-use NFP Converter tool. It features every available format and easy data conversion tools.


Click here to get started today!


*Please note that his format is not legal to use until the regulations become Final and all requirements are defined.



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