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The New Food Label: Some of Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

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The New Food Label Some of Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced updates to the Nutrition Facts label. The sweeping changes are the first of their kind since Nutrition Facts labels started appearing on food packages in 1993. Since the changes were announced questions have swirled about many of the updates. The following questions and answers relate to how the Daily Value’s (DVs) changed and why total fat was increased: