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FDA Extends Comment Period for Nutrition Facts Panel Consumer Studies

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period from September 25, 2015, to October 13, 2015, for public input on consumer studies regarding changes to the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels. FDA also announced the availability of certain documents to update the administrative docket of the proposed rule to amend its labeling regulations for conventional foods and dietary supplements. The updated docket includes a request for raw data pertaining to the consumer studies, and directs the public to e-mail ConsumerStudiesBranch@fda.hhs.gov to receive the data. Comments on the supplemental proposed rule and consumer studies may be submitted electronically , or by mail to Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

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