Tag Archive: Nutrition Facts

Jun 30

FDA Bans Trans Fats

FDA Issues Final Determination Concerning Partially Hydrogenated Oils The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has long reacted to the public concern over trans fatty acids (also known as TFA or trans fats) found in foods as a part of Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs).  FDA recently issued its final decision on how it would categorize …

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Jan 05

Overview of FDA’s Final Menu and Vending Labeling Rules

Menu and Vending Labeling Rules On November 25, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized two rules requiring that calorie counts be listed on menus and menu boards in certain restaurants and vending machines (menu and vending labeling rules). The full text of the menu and vending labeling rules can be found here. …

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Sep 08

FDA Inches Closer to New Nutrition Facts Panel Rules

On August 1, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) closed its comment period for a proposed rule that would make significant changes to food labeling requirements, particularly nutrition facts panels. Per the Administrative Procedure Act, the FDA is currently reviewing the 264,723 comments that it received regarding the proposed rule and changes to …

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Mar 14

Company’s Operations Halted for Violating FDA Food Labeling Rules

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On March 13, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that a federal judge has signed a consent decree of permanent injunction, enjoining a New Jersey-based food company’s operations. In particular, Butterfly Bakery Inc. (“the Company”) is prohibited from processing and distributing food until it brings its operations into compliance with the Federal Food, Drug …

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