The new FDA regulations for the Nutrition Facts labels and Supplement Facts labels went into effect this month. With a refreshed design reflecting updated information about nutrition science, the new label is intended to better inform consumers about their choices.
While manufacturers have two or up to three years to revise or correct their product labels, we've seen many proactive companies consider the impact of these regulations on their future ingredients, processes and claims.
Beyond the new visual format of the facts panels, many other notable changes include:
With these major revisions, some manufacturers may choose to reformulate or make other changes to respond to these new rules and best position their products among competitors. Regardless of the route, it helps to work with a trusted leader in nutritional testing to determine the most effective strategy for your product. At Covance, we are uniquely positioned to help you with reformulation, supplier and specification support, shelf life and stability studies and comprehensive label review.
The label changes have triggered many questions, so we have made our experts available to discuss your needs or concerns. You can reach us at 1-800-675-8375 or email@example.com. If you are an established Covance client, simply contact your designated Business Development Director or dedicated Client Service Associate.
For more information on the change, see our FAQ.