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FDA update on D-tagatose for nutritional declaration


Dec 22, 2023

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a supplemental response to the citizen petition dated April 18, 2018, from Bonumose, Inc., regarding the percent Daily Value (%DV) declaration for added sugars for products containing D-tagatose.

The FDA has determined that it is premature to finalize an overarching strategy for calculating the %DV on the Nutrition Facts label for all sugars such as D-tagatose because many sugars metabolized differently than traditional sugars are in the early stages of development, and the agency has limited information at this time regarding the range or uniformity of the caloric values for these other sugars.

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