Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule which extends the compliance dates for the new requirements for nutrition and supplement facts labels, serving sizes, and dual column labeling by approximately 1.5 years. Under the proposed rule, the compliance date for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales [...]
On December 1, 2016, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a proposed rule updating its Nutrition Facts Labeling regulations. The proposed rule largely parallels the final rule issued by FDA to revising Nutrition Facts Labeling. The FSIS proposed rule also updates Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs). Among [...]
On December 19, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published in the Federal Register an announcement that January 1, 2020, will be the uniform compliance date for meat and poultry labeling regulations that are issued in calendar years 2017 and 2018. This action does not change existing requirements [...]
On November 23, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that January 1, 2020 will be the uniform compliance date for food labeling regulations that are issued in calendar years 2017 and 2018. This action does not change existing requirements for compliance dates contained in final rules published before January 1, 2017. The [...]
On May 24, 2016, Erik Lieberman of Lieberman PLLC was quoted in National Geographic on FDA's new final nutrition labeling regulations. Read the article here: http://ow.ly/HkAf300DLcx. For more information on nutrition labeling or other FDA or USDA matters please contact Erik Lieberman at email@example.com or 202.830.0300.
On Friday, May 20, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final rules updating the Nutrition Facts Panel for packaged foods and serving size requirements. The new rules may be found here and here. Compliance is required by July 26, 2018. Small businesses with less than $10 million in annual food sales have an [...]
On March 1, 2013, the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) rule on Nutrition Labeling of Single Ingredient Products and Ground or Chopped Meat and Poultry Products became effective. The rule requires nutrition labeling of the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products on labels or at point-of-purchase. The rule also requires nutrition [...]