Added Sugars Nutrition Facts Proposal

The proposed rule for updating the Nutrition Facts label information with “Added Sugars” raises several important questions.

As FDA exercises its legal authority with a proposed rule for updating the Nutrition Facts label, the food industry is attempting to keep pace by anticipating the changes. Whether it’s making caloric information more prominent or listing added sugars, many considerations arise. Barbara Schneeman, professor emerita, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, breaks down some of the potential challenges on the horizon.

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