Latest FDA developments on “Healthy” Claims on Food Labels


Recorded February 16, 2022

Session Summary
FDA is moving full speed ahead on redefining the criteria for the nutrient content claim “healthy.” The agency is also in the final stages of developing a universal FDA-approved symbol that can voluntarily be used on foods meeting the agency’s newest criteria for the claim.

• How will the agency’s criteria for total fat, added sugars, and cholesterol content change for “healthy” foods?
• Which foods may lose the right to make “healthy” claims and which foods may gain a new right to be labeled as “healthy?”
• What will the FDA’s “healthy” symbol look like and how will it be able to be used in marketing?

A proposed regulation is expected in 2022. Be ready and plan ahead with the insight provided by this in depth look at FDA developments on this key food labeling issue.