Comment on FDA draft guidance on Dietary Guidance Statements



CSPI appreciates FDA’s efforts to encourage manufacturers to leverage food labels for the purpose of nutrition education with this draft guidance for industry titled "Questions and Answers About Dietary Guidance Statements in Food Labeling."

In this draft guidance, FDA establishes a new category of claims for food labeling (“Dietary Guidance Statements”) and defines Dietary Guidance Statements as statements in food labeling that “represent or suggest that an individual food or food group may contribute to or help maintain a nutritious dietary pattern” and provides examples of Dietary Guidance Statements.

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