Tag Archives: Guidance Document

FDA Issues Final Guidance Document on Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Size Rules

In May 2016, FDA issued final rules changing the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods and updating regulations on serving sizes to – among other things – provide realistic Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs).  Detailed summaries of both rules may be found here.  For manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales, the compliance … Continue Reading

FDA Targets Highly Concentrated Caffeine in Dietary Supplements

As previously reported on this blog in 2015, FDA warned that it intended to “aggressively monitor the marketplace for pure powdered caffeine products and take action as appropriate.” The Agency made this announcement shortly after sending Warning Letters to five companies that distributed pure powdered caffeine. In the letters, FDA stated that it concluded that … Continue Reading

FDA Releases Tips for Industry on Crafting Food Guidance Documents

As our readership is well aware, FDA regularly issues guidance documents that provide the Agency’s current thinking on how best to comply with laws and regulations governing food, feed and other FDA-regulated products.  In addition, associations or organizations associated with a specific industry also draft guidance documents to help industry understand best practices when producing … Continue Reading

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