Suzana Tripologos

Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Specialist at Selerant

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New US Directive on Label Verification Upon Food Products Import

Posted by Suzana Tripologos on Jan 26, 2019

On January 24, 2019, the Food Safety And Inspection Service (FSIS) under the United States Department of Agriculture published the new “FSIS Directive 9900.5 Label Verification of Imported Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products.“

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US FDA Nutrition Facts Panel Labeling Update Notification – Compliance Dates

Posted by Suzana Tripologos on May 7, 2018

On May 4, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced an extension (approximately 1.5 years) to the compliance dates regarding the final labeling rules that appeared in the Federal Register on May 27, 2016 for the United States.

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Topics: Nutrition, USFDA

FDA Nutrition Facts Panel Final Rule – Extension of Compliance Date Proposed

Posted by Suzana Tripologos on Oct 2, 2017

On September 29, 2017, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposal to extend the Food Labeling Final Rules original compliance date of July 26, 2018, to January 1, 2020, for manufacturers that have annual food sales of $10 million or more. For manufacturers that have food sales less than $10 million, the proposed compliance date would extend to January 1, 2021. No other changes have been made to the final rules of the Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Size.

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Topics: US FDA New Labels, Final Rule, Compliance Date, Proposed extension

Upcoming Changes to Canada’s Food Labeling Regulation

Posted by Suzana Tripologos on Jan 30, 2017

On December 14, 2016, the Government of Canada published the “Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Nutrition Labelling, Other Labelling Provisions and Food Colours)” in the Canada Gazette Part II, which outlined the new requirements for food labeling in Canada.  

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Topics: Canada, Nutrients

US FDA Nutrition Facts Label Update: Two Guidance Documents Open for Industry Comments

Posted by Suzana Tripologos on Jan 12, 2017

On January 4, 2017, two draft guidance documents were issued by the FDA (not for implementation at this time). Industry has 60 days to provide comments before the final documents are issued.

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Topics: United States, Nutrition, USFDA

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