The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implemented a number of changes to food labeling requirements. These new nutrition labels for 2020 requirements include the addition of added sugars and elimination of several vitamins. Companies exceeding $10 million in revenue must comply with the new changes by January 1st, 2020. However, companies who land below that […]
Requirements for Organic Food Labels
More and more these days, consumers are checking for organic food labels on the products they buy. These labels confirm that the products in question have not been processed with artificial ingredients or preservatives. Specific requirements need to be met before food labels may be applied to organic food products. It may be a very […]
Nutrition Labels: Things to Know
The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has new guidelines for Nutrition Facts labels used in food and beverage packaging.
Changes to Food Labeling
In 2016, congress passed changes to the FDA nutrition label guidelines. Sell by Date VS. Best Used by Date The sell by date means the date the product should be sold by and removed from their shelves. Typically, the products still have one third of their life left after the sell-by date. The best used by […]
Food Labeling FAQ’s
What is a food label? A panel or chart on a package of food or product that contains all the information about the nutritional facts and ingredients of the food item. This can include serving size, number of calories, grams of fat, nutrients, and list of ingredients. What information goes on a food label?