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CFSAN Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling and Dietary Supplements
July 09, 2003

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Examples of Revised Nutrition Facts Panel
Listing Trans Fat

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.

Standard Nutrition Facts panel

Nutrition Facts panel, horizontal format

Nutrition Facts panel for multiple packages

Nutrition Facts panel for a mix

Nutrition Facts panel for a small package

Text version of Nutrition Facts panel for a small package

Examples of Graphic Enhancements used by the FDA

Nutrition Facts Panel with font, line weight and spacing specifications
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