FDA’s Proposed Rule Food Labeling: Nutrient Content Claims; Definition of Term “Healthy” | October 25, 2022

FDA’s Proposed Rule Food Labeling: Nutrient Content Claims; Definition of Term “Healthy” | October 25, 2022

On September 28, 2022 FDA released its proposed rule addressing the implied nutrient content claim “healthy”. FMI hosted a call on  to discuss the details of the proposed rule and to solicit feedback from members to help guide our comments. Comments are due to the docket by December 28, 2022. Veronica Colas of Hogan Lovells provided a detailed summary of what the proposed rule includes and answered questions.

Veronica Colas

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Hogan Lovells

Veronica Colas counsels clients on the regulations and policy issues affecting food companies from farm to table.

Using her keen awareness of today's class action litigation environment, Veronica helps develop new products, label claims, and advertising materials. She has a deep understanding of both current and forthcoming food labeling and production requirements ranging from nutrition and menu labeling, to the regulatory issues surrounding bioengineered foods and organic food production.

Veronica provides clear advice and practical solutions for compliance with labeling, advertising, and safety regulations from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Consumer Product Safety Commission. She has significant experience in helping clients navigate regulatory enforcement challenges, such as recalls, Warning Letters, import detentions, and investigations by the Federal Trade Commission. Veronica works closely with trade associations and food companies to craft comments and develop strategies in response to public policy issues such as agency rulemaking and nutrition policy. She represents all segments of the food industry, including manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, and food service companies.

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