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FDA proposes the addition of vitamin D on the new nutrition label

Posted on: May 24, 2016   by  Vitamin D Council


For the first time in over 20 years, the nutrition label will be updated and improved with new features such as added sugars, larger serving sizes and vitamin D. Since research shows that Americans do not get enough vitamin D, the FDA has added the sunshine vitamin to the label in order to emphasize this essential nutrient.

Learn more about the new nutrition label and how it may benefit you.

2 Responses to FDA proposes the addition of vitamin D on the new nutrition label

  1. Ian

    How will they set an RDA ? Not the
    rda from the IOM I hope.

  2. IAW

    Sorry Ian the RDA stays at 600iu and at least the label I looked at gave the Vitamin D as mcg not iu and the calculated percent of the RDA for that food item. Now the consumer can be even more confused about iu’s and mcg’s!

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