Category: Nutritional Labeling


Canadian manufacturers will have until January 1, 2026 to update their Front of Package (FOP) labels. The reason behind this addition is to help Canadians avoid health risks associated with high levels of sodium, sugars, and saturated fats. The easy-to-read label will ... Read More
September 20, 2022Jonathan Martin


Ingredient statements (sometimes also called ingredient lists) are mandatory on almost all food, beverage, cosmetic, and personal care products. Each country has its own set of regulations surrounding these different items that can be tricky to keep ... Read More
March 12, 2021Jonathan Martin


From 2019 to 2020 the U.S. organic sector again reported growth in both food and non-food markets. The Organic Trade Association states, "The U.S. organic sector posted a banner year in 2019, with organic sales in the food and non-food markets totalling a record $55.1 billion, up a ... Read More
September 11, 2020Jonathan Martin


In 2017, updates to Canadian regulations for food labelling were approved with a 5 year transition period to adjust to these changes; not only was information such as the recommended daily values and rounding rules updated, but also the layout of both the nutrition facts table and the ... Read More
February 20, 2020Jonathan Martin


In 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new guidelines for the Nutrition Facts labels.  Several changes were made such as the reporting of added sugars and reporting based upon the container size and “reference amounts customarily consumed”, or ... Read More
October 9, 2018Jonathan Martin


September 29, 2017 – The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced they are proposing an extension of compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label final rules of July 26, 2018, to January 1, 2020, for manufacturers that have annual ... Read More
October 1, 2017admin