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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 disclaimer icon  ). 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.

Example of the revised standard Nutrition Facts panel listing trans fat

Example of the revised Nutrition Facts panel listing trans fat, horizontal format

Example of the revised Nutrition Facts panel for multiple packages listing trans fat

Example of the revised Nutrition Facts panel for a mix listing trans fat

Example of the revised Nutrition Facts panel for a small package listing trans fat

Example of the revised text version of Nutrition Facts panel for a small package listing trans fat

 

Examples of Graphic Enhancements used by the FDA

Nutrition Facts panel with font, line weight and spacing specifications