Date

Activity

References

Nutrition Labeling

Claims

1995

Final rule to provide codified language for nutrition labeling regulations that were previously cross-referenced to FDA regulations (USDA)

60 FR 174-216; 9 CFR Parts 317 and 381

X

 

1995

Final rule establishing Reference Daily Intakes for vitamin K, selenium, manganese, chromium, molybdenum, and chloride

60 FR 67164-67175; 21 CFR Part 101.9

X

 

1998

Notice of a vailability of a guidance document on notifications for nutrient content or health claims based on an authoritative statement of a scientific body in response of FDA Modernization Act of 1997

63 FR 32102

 

X

1999

Proposed rule to require the addition of trans fatty acids to nutrition labeling and to define a nutrient content claim for the “free” level of trans fatty acids

64 FR 62746-62825; 21 CFR Parts 101.9, 101.13, and 101.14

X

 

1999

Notice of availability of guidance on significant scientific agreement in the review of health claims for conventional foods and dietary supplements

64 FR 17494

 

X

2003

Proposed rule to amend regulations that pertain to sodium levels in foods that use the term “healthy” on product labels

68 FR 8163-8179; 21 CFR Part 101.65

 

X

2003

Final rule requiring the addition of trans fatty acids to nutrition labeling

68 FR 41434-41506; 21 CFR Part 101.9

X

 

2005

Advance notice of proposed rulemaking to request comment on amending nutrition labeling regulations to give more prominence to calories of food labels

70 FR 17008-17010

X

 

2005

Advance notice of proposed rulemaking to request comment on amending nutrition labeling regulations concerning serving size

70 FR 17010-17014

X

 

2005

Final rule amending regulations that pertain to sodium levels in foods that use the term “healthy” on product labels

70 FR 56828-56849; 21 CFR Part 101.65

 

X

2006

Interim final rule concerning level of sodium in labels of meat and poultry products that bear the term “healthy” (USDA)

71 FR 1683-1686; 9 CFR Parts 317.363 and 381.463

 

X

2006

Guidance for industry on FDA’s implementation of “qualified health claims” http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/GuidanceDocuments/FoodLabelingNutrition/ucm053843.htm

May 2006

 

X

2007

Advance notice of proposed rulemaking to request comments on establishing new reference values (i.e., RDIs and DRVS)

72 FR 62149-62175

X

 

2009

Guidance for industry on evidence-based review for the scientific evaluation of health claims http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/GuidanceDocuments/FoodLabelingNutrition/ucm073332.htm

January 2009

 

X

NOTE: Table excludes foods for special dietary use (other than label statements about nutrient content), dietary supplements, foods for infants less than 1 year of age, individual health claims, and the voluntary nutrition labeling program for raw fruits, vegetables, and fish. Unless otherwise noted, regulations and notices have been issued by the Food and Drug Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services.



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