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new label requirements for foods and dietary supplements

New label requirements call for adherence and label literacy

New label requirements call for adherence and label literacy

WASHINGTON — Due to changes in the American diet and updates in nutrition science, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated new label requirements for foods and dietary supplements. The label changes, ranging from measuring folic acid in micrograms of dietary folate equivalents (DFEs) to including added sugar and its percentage of daily value,