Tag Archives: Added Sugars

Statement by FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Indicates the Standard “Added Sugar” Declaration Will Not be Required on Nutrition Facts Labels of Pure Maple Syrup and Honey

FDA’s final rule to update the Nutrition Facts label requires a mandatory declaration and a daily value (DV) for “added sugar” for both sweeteners added to processed foods as well as foods “packaged as such” including a bag of table sugar, jar of honey or container of maple syrup.  With respect to foods that are … Continue Reading

FDA to Revise Approach to Labeling Some Added Sugars

As previously reported on this blog, FDA published a draft guidance in February 2018 to help industry declare added sugars on the label of pure honey, pure maple syrup, and certain cranberry products. More than 3,000 comments were submitted on the draft guidance by the June 15, 2018 deadline. The comments on the draft guidance can … Continue Reading

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