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June 19, 2019

IEG Policy published an article regarding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final guidance clarifying the exemption of sugar and honey from the Nutrition Facts panel added sugars declaration.

Reporter Margarita Raycheva writes:

“It is a relief for the sugar industry to finally have a path forward with labeling bags and boxes of sugar,” Courtney Gaine, the Sugar Association’s president and CEO, told IEG Policy on Tuesday. “We are certainly pleased FDA updated this guidance to reflect that there is no sugar added to real sugar and that the inclusion of an added sugars line for sugar would have misled consumers.”

Read the full article (subscription required) at: https://iegpolicy.agribusinessintelligence.informa.com/PL220602/FDA-gives-sugar-syrup-and-honey-an-extra-year-to-comply-with-NFP-added-sugars-mandate

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