May 2018 eNews | Genesis R&D Foods 11.5


Software Update: Genesis R&D Foods 11.5

This release of Genesis R&D Foods incorporates many exciting new features including a new Composite Ingredient™ feature, calorie ranges, Front-of-Package labels and nutrient content claims for Mexico, new label adjustments and more! Learn more.

Industry News: FDA Finalizes Nutrition Labeling Compliance Dates

On May 3, 2018, the FDA issued its final rule to extend the compliance dates for new Supplement and Nutrition Facts Labels. Continue reading.

Blog Post: PHOs Are No Longer Considered GRAS

Both the U.S. FDA and Health Canada are working towards reducing trans fats from the food supply by banning the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs). On May 18, 2018 the FDA announced an extension for products produced prior to June 18, 2018. Learn more.

Training Sessions: Take your Genesis expertise to the next level!

Don’t just take our word for it! See what our customers are saying about our Genesis R&D Trainings: “Thanks for all the learning, tips, and tricks! I definitely picked up better practices overall for my Genesis use and now fully understand how to move forward with the new labels.” Register today.

Upcoming Webinar: Genesis R&D Foods 11.5 Overview

During this webinar we will cover changes to U.S. nutrient content claims, the addition of Mexico nutrient content claims options and front-of-package labeling, calorie ranges for the menu label report, and the Composite Ingredient feature. Register now.


Q: Can I list the specific source of sugar alcohol on my label?

A: Yes! In Genesis R&D Foods version 11.5 or later, users have the ability to display the specific sugar alcohol (e.g. Sorbitol) on the label instead of the generic “Sugar Alcohol.” Learn how.