The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized guidance on labeling for added sugars in single-ingredient packages of “pure honey, pure maple syrup, and other pure sugars and syrups, which are not required to bear the words ‘Includes Xg Added Sugars’ but must still include the percent Daily Value (DV) for added sugars on their labels.” The agency also indicated its intention “to exercise enforcement discretion with respect to the use of truthful and not misleading statements on single-ingredient packages and/or containers.”

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