FDA Plans Public Meeting and Extends Comment Period on Proposed Rules on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

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May 28, 2014; The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public meeting in late June on the proposed food labeling rules to revise Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels and the Serving Sizes of Foods. FDA will discuss the proposed rules aimed at updating nutrition information and serving size requirements on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts labels to provide consumers with information that could be used to maintain healthy dietary practices. The meeting will be held June 26, 2014, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm at the Jefferson Auditorium, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Wing 5 Entrance, Washington, DC. Attendees are encouraged to register online to attend in person or via live webcast.

Moreover FDA recently extended the comment period for the proposed rules. Comments are now due August 1.

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FDA to Extend Comment Period for Proposed Labeling Rule

FDA to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Labeling Rules