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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AF23 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Food Labeling: Serving Sizes of Foods That Can Reasonably Be Consumed At One Eating Occasion; Dual-Column Labeling; Updating, Modifying, and Establishing Certain RACCs 

FDA is amending its labeling regulations for foods to provide update, modify, and establish Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) for certain food categories. This rule would provide consumers with nutrition information based on the amount of food that is customarily consumed, which would assist consumers in maintaining healthy dietary practices. In addition to updating, modifying, and establishing certain RACCs, FDA is amending the definition of a single-serving containers; amending the label serving size for breath mints; and providing for dual-column labeling under certain circumstances, which would provide nutrition information per serving and per container or unit, as applicable; and making technical amendments to various aspects of the serving size regulations.

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 101.12   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321    21 U.S.C. 343    21 U.S.C. 371    Pub. L. 101-535, sec 2(b)(1)(A)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  04/04/2005  70 FR 17010   
ANPRM Comment Period End  06/20/2005    
NPRM/Comment Period Extended  03/03/2014  79 FR 11989   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/02/2014 
NPRM Comment Period Extended  05/27/2014  79 FR 29699   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/01/2014 
Final Action  05/27/2016  81 FR 34000   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  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:
Cherisa Henderson
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
HFS-830, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway,
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:240 402-5429
Fax:301 436-1191