Why does the Nutrition Facts Panel look different on many food and beverage packages?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised the Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP) for any food and beverage they regulate. This is an FDA initiative to assist consumers in making better informed food choices for themselves and their families. These changes to the Nutrition Fact Panel reflect new FDA labeling guidelines and, in most cases, does not reflect a change in product ingredients or formulations.
What is changing?
What might be expected during this transition?
When companies begin to distribute products with the new NFP, there may be times when you see the same product on store shelves with the original NFP and the new NFP.
As all food and beverage companies go through this transition, numerous questions will no doubt arise. The FDA has provided a number of resources.