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The Updated Nutrition Facts Label: Information for Diabetes Educators

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1. According to the FDA, 20 cents of every consumer dollar in the United States is spent on FDA-regulated products.

2. The FDA regulates safety and labeling of 75% of all food consumed in the United States.

3. Compliance dates for Updated Labels are January 1, 2020 for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales and January 1, 2021 for manufacturers with less than $10 million in food sales.

4. The new added sugars on the labels includes sugars that are either added during processing of foods, or are packaged as such, and include: syrups, brown sugar, high fructose corn syrup, invert sugar, maltose, trehalose, honey, molasses, sucrose, lactose, maltose sugar and concentrated fruit juice.

5. The key elements of the FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy include:

6. Calories and serving sizes have been updated to focus attention on information that is important for addressing current public health problems like obesity.

7. The new definition of dietary fiber aligns with the 2005 recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine).

8. The following are “what’s different” on the new Nutrition Facts labels: