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The USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the compliance date of the final rule set on revising nutrition and supplement facts labels and serving sizes of food, including dietary supplements.
The rule specifies the following:
- defining a single-serving container
- requiring dual-column labeling for certain containers
- updating, modifying, and establishing certain reference amounts customarily consumed (RACCs)
- amending the label serving size for breath mints.
This final rule extends the compliance date for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales from July 26th, 2018, to January 1st, 2020; for manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales, the final rule extends the compliance date from July 26th, 2019, to January 1st, 2021.