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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AF22 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels 

FDA is amending the labeling regulations for conventional foods and dietary supplements to provide updated nutrition information on the label to assist consumers in maintaining healthy dietary practices. The rule will modernize the nutrition information found on the Nutrition Facts label, as well as the format and appearance of the label. On July 27, 2015, FDA issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking accepting comments on limited additional provisions until October 13, 2015. Also on July 27, 2015, FDA reopened the comment period on the proposed rule as to specific documents until September 25, 2015. In addition, in response to requests for the raw data related to FDA’s consumer studies on the nutrition label, FDA issued a notice on September 10, 2015 to make the raw data available for comment until October 13, 2015 and extended the comment period for the July 27, 2015 reopening as to specific documents to October 13, 2015. On October 20, 2015, FDA extended the comment period for the consumer studies and the supplemental proposal to October 23, 2015.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 101.9    21 CFR 101.36   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321    21 U.S.C. 343    21 U.S.C. 371   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  07/11/2003  68 FR 41507   
ANPRM Comment Period End  10/09/2003    
Second ANPRM  04/04/2005  70 FR 17008   
Second ANPRM Comment Period End  06/20/2005 
Third ANPRM  11/02/2007  72 FR 62149   
Third ANPRM Comment Period End  01/31/2008 
NPRM  03/03/2014  79 FR 11879   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/02/2014 
Reopening of Comment Period as to Specific Documents  07/27/2015  80 FR 44302   
NPRM Comment Period End as to Specific Documents  09/25/2015 
Supplemental NPRM to Solicit Comment on Limited Additional Provisions  07/27/2015  80 FR 44303   
Supplemental NPRM to Solicit Comment on Limited Additional Provisions Comment Period End  10/13/2015 
Administrative Docket Update; Extension of Comment Period  09/10/2015  80 FR 54446   
Administrative Docket Update; Comment Period End  10/13/2015 
NPRM Reopening of Comment Period for Certain Documents  10/20/2015  80 FR 63477   
NPRM Reopening of Comment Period for Certain Documents Comment Period End  10/23/2015 
Final Action  05/27/2016  81 FR 33741   
Additional Information: Includes Retrospective Review under E.O. 13563.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Blakeley Fitzpatrick
Interdisciplinary Scientist
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, HFS-830, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway,
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:240 402-5429