UNPA / FDA Provides Guidance for Industry to Convert Units of Measure for Certain Nutrients on Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Dear Colleagues --
FDA just released a guidance for industry to convert units of measure for certain nutrients on Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels. We forward the link and urge you to review carefully in order to make sure your updated facts panels are accurate.
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From: McDermott, Catherine <Catherine.McDermott@fda.hhs.gov>
Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 8:44 AM
Subject: FDA Provides Guidance for Industry to Convert Units of Measure for Certain Nutrients on Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
To: McDermott, Catherine <Catherine.McDermott@fda.hhs.gov>
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released a guidance for industry providing step-by-step instructions on how to convert the previous units of measure for folate, niacin, vitamin A, vitamin D, and vitamin E to the new units required on the updated Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels. The guidance includes conversion factors to be used for each of these nutrients and sample calculations for converting new units of measure.
Please access the link below for more information,
FDA/Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition