Food Labeling : Revision Of The Nutrition And Diet Facts Labels

887 Words Sep 24th, 2015 4 Pages
This memo will summarize the rule “Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels”, which was proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. The memo will be broken down into three different paragraphs. The first major point of the memo will be about main changes of the rule and why the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is modifying it. The second point will be about organizations and industries that are affected by this rule. The third point will be a discussion about affected companies/industries and what will they have to do should this rule go into effect. Such allocation of the information will help to better understand the main points of the rule and how it affects different industries and companies.

POINT #1: Main changes of the rule and why the FDA is modifying it

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to make changes for the nutrition labeling of traditional foods and dietary supplements that will help consumers to maintain healthy dietary practices. There have been many changes related to nutrition regulations, which include the declaration of nutrients, the format of nutrition labeling, and permit for particular specified products to be exempt from nutrition labeling. FDA is revising it in order to provide updated nutrition information on labels and improve how the nutrition information is introduced to consumers. Accordingly, FDA made changes to the dietary supplement products’ labeling as well.

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