Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

 
Docket ID: FDA-2012-N-1210
Agency: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Summary:

FDA is amending the labeling regulations for conventional foods and dietary supplements to provide updated nutrition information on the label to assist consumers in maintaining healthy dietary practices. The rule would modernize the nutrition information found on the Nutrition Facts label, as well as the format and appearance of the label. On July 27, 2015, FDA issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking accepting comments on limited additional provisions until October 13, 2015. Also on July 27, 2015, FDA reopened the comment period on the proposed rule as to specific documents until September 25, 2015. 

RIN: 0910-AF22
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 101.9,21 CFR 101.36
Priority: Economically Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 21 U.S.C. 321, 21 U.S.C. 343, 21 U.S.C. 371
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local
Federalism Implications: Yes
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business, Governmental Jurisdictions
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: Yes
Timetable
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM07/11/200368 FR 41507
ANPRM Comment Period End10/09/2003
Second ANPRM04/04/200570 FR 17008
Second ANPRM Comment Period End06/20/2005
Third ANPRM11/02/200772 FR 62149
Third ANPRM Comment Period End01/31/2008
NPRM03/03/201479 FR 11879
NPRM Comment Period End06/02/2014
Reopening of Comment Period as to Specific Documents07/27/201580 FR 44302
Supplemental NPRM to Solicit Comment on Limited Additional Provisions07/27/201580 FR 44303
Administrative Docket Update; Extension of Comment Period09/10/201580 FR 54446
NPRM Comment Period End as to Specific Documents09/25/2015
Supplemental NPRM to Solicit Comment on Limited Additional Provisions Comment Period End10/13/2015
Administrative Docket Update; Comment Period End10/13/2015
NPRM Reopening of Comment Period for Certain Documents10/20/201580 FR 63477
NPRM Reopening of Comment Period for Certain Documents Comment Period End10/23/2015
Final Action03/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Short Title: Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Keyword(s): cfsan, cfsan201130, food labeling, DRV, daily refernce values, reference daily intake, RDI, FDA-2003-N-0394, FDA-2004-N-0383, FDA-2006-N-0488, 2015-923
Legacy ID: FDA-2003-N-0394
Type: Rulemaking
Docket Status: OPEN
Center: CFSAN
Docket Item Code: N
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 23, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Other
Posted: 10/27/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0856
Comment Period Closed
Oct 23, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/20/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0705
Comment Period Closed
Oct 13, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Other
Posted: 10/14/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0688
Comment Period Closed
Oct 13, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/10/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0598
Comment Period Closed
Oct 13, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/27/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0537

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/16/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0702
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/16/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0703
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/16/2015
ID: FDA-2012-N-1210-0701

Comments

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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Blakeley Fitzpatrick
Interdisciplinary Scientist
FDA/HHS
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-830), HFS-830, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
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