The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling has released guidance providing “step-by-step instructions to manufacturers of retail food products marketed in the United States on how they may convert the previous units of measure for certain nutrients to the new units in the updated Nutrition Facts label.” The guidance also “provides information that can help manufacturers understand and comply with relevant labeling requirements,” according to the agency’s announcement.

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