Welcome to September's Label Alert! In this issue, FDA finalizes rule for gluten-free labeling of certain foods, FSIS issues updated labeling compliance guidelines, judge allows "butter" on vegan products, and
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FDA Finalizes Rule Related to Gluten-Free Labeling for Foods Containing Fermented, Hydrolyzed Ingredients
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule to establish compliance requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, or foods that contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients, and that bear the “gluten-free” claim.
FSIS Issues Updated Compliance Guidelines for Label Approval
This guidance document provides official establishments information about the types of labels that must be submitted to LPDS for approval. Included are specific examples of special statements and claims that must be submitted to LPDS for approval.
Mexico Moves to Ban Junk Food Sales to Children, Citing Obesity as Coronavirus Risk Factor
Spurred by growing evidence that being overweight increases the risk of serious illness with an infection by the novel coronavirus, a number of Mexican states are moving to ban the sale of junk food to children.
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