CFSAN Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements
July 09, 2003
On July 11, 2003 FDA publishes a final rule requiring manufacturers to list trans fatty acids, or trans fat, on the Nutrition Facts panel of conventional foods and some dietary supplements (Food Labeling: Trans Fatty Acids in Nutrition Labeling, Nutrient Content Claims, and Health Claims). Examples of the revised Nutrition Facts panel listing trans fat are displayed below. The specific requirements for nutrition labeling of food are found in 21 CFR 101.9, which will be updated for trans fat in the next revision.