August 2017 eNews | FDA Menu Labeling Update



Genesis R&D 11.4 – Coming Soon!
The latest update of the Genesis R&D Food Formulation & Labeling Compliance Software program will incorporate several new features that we think you are going to like!

Join us for our next webinar on Wednesday, September 6th, as we walk users through the newest features and provide a demo of the much anticipated ESHA DataLink add-on module for importing nutrition data from the TraceGains supplier portal to Genesis R&D. Click here to register.

ESHA to Attend 2017 Connect User Conference
Regulatory and software experts from ESHA Research will join other manufacturing leaders at the 2017 Connect User Conference, the annual ProcessPro user conference, in Las Vegas, Sept. 12-14, to discuss the key issues affecting the industry landscape. Learn more.

Industry News

FDA Commissioner on Food Menu Labeling
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., recently released a statement on the FDA’s role in ensuring Americans have access to clear and consistent nutrition information. Look for ‘additional, practical guidance on the menu labeling requirements’ from the FDA later this year. Continue reading.


Q: How do I enter the correct weight of meat when my recipe refers to a beginning raw weight, but my nutritionals need to show cooked meat values?

A: The ESHA database includes yield options for many USDA and Canadian Nutrient File items that allow you to enter a beginning raw weight, but end up with cooked values for your finished recipe.

Check out our latest blog post, Yield Options in the ESHA Database: Choosing Cooked vs Raw, to learn more.