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To Be or Not to Be Labeled as Gluten-Free, That Is the Question
To Be or Not to Be Labeled as Gluten-Free, That Is the Question
One of the most popular trends of the past decade, 20 percent of Americans now either reduce or have eliminated gluten from their diets, even if they don’t have celiac disease. This popularity can be attributed to studies that claim health benefits from adopting such a diet, as well as various celebrity endorsements.
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3 Ways Allulose Impacts Your Nutrition Label
3 Ways Allulose Impacts Your Nutrition Label
With the rise of Keto and other carb-conscious diets, allulose is gaining popularity as an ingredient for baking, snacks and confectionary.
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Tip of the Week: What is FDA’s Temporary Flexibility Policy for Labeling?
Tip of the Week: What is FDA’s Temporary Flexibility Policy for Labeling?
FDA recognizes that supply chain disruptions, including ingredient shortages, can lead to stoppages in food production. Some manufacturers may choose to substitute an alternate ingredient in an effort to continue producing. Because alternate ingredients may differ slightly in composition, substituting ingredients can be a challenge, as this change would most likely not be reflected in the ingredient list on the package label.
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Preventing Allergen Cross-Contact in Your Facility
Preventing Allergen Cross-Contact in Your Facility
AIB International manager of food labeling Elaine Meloan recently explored the topic “Regulatory perspectives on labeling coconut and sesame as allergens” for Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery.
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AIB International Experts Present on the Global Stage for Food Safety, Baking
AIB International Experts Present on the Global Stage for Food Safety, Baking
For generations, IBIE has served as a global stage for key innovations and ideas that present opportunities for success. During this year’s event, experts from AIB International will raise the bar on food safety, share insights on baking trends and help IBIE attendees ensure the enjoyment of food – everywhere.
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Tip of the Week: Defining “Best if Used By” Phrase
Tip of the Week: Defining “Best if Used By” Phrase
Reduction of food waste, quality-based date labeling, and best practices on food storage are three topics the FDA is looking at to raise awareness and inform food producers.
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Final Guidance Issued for the Declaration of Single-Ingredient Packaged Sugar Products and for Certain Cranberry Products
Final Guidance Issued for the Declaration of Single-Ingredient Packaged Sugar Products and for Certain Cranberry Products
Many manufacturers of single-ingredient sugar products and of cranberry products have been waiting on this finalized guidance to make the changes to their nutrition facts panels for compliance with the regulations issued in May 2016. Here we breakdown all the information you need.
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Can You Spot the Missing Elements Required By New Regulations In This Food Label Photo?
Can You Spot the Missing Elements Required By New Regulations In This Food Label Photo?
Test your food label knowledge to see how quickly you can find the missing elements that are required by the new regulations in this photo.
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Tip of the Week: Technical Amendments Released by FDA that You Need to Know
Tip of the Week: Technical Amendments Released by FDA that You Need to Know
The Food and Drug Administration released a technical amendment effective December 21, 2018, that amends Section 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) by correcting errors in labeling examples, restoring missing information, updating cross-references and revising Appendix B of part 101. Here's what you need to know:
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Tip of the Week: Status Update on Added Sugars Labeling for Packaged “Sugar” Products
Tip of the Week: Status Update on Added Sugars Labeling for Packaged “Sugar” Products
What's the status of labeling “added sugars” for products packaged as sugars?
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