FDA Proposes New Criteria, Definition For The Term ‘Healthy’

By Lia DeGroot / September 28, 2022 at 2:41 PM
FDA on Wednesday (Sept. 28) proposed a rule to update the definition of the term “healthy” for the first time since 1993, ensuring the definition falls in line with the current U.S. dietary guidelines and FDA's updated nutrition facts label requirements. The proposed rule accounts for how all of the nutrients in foods work “synergistically” to create healthy dietary patterns and promote health, and it would allow for more foods, like higher fat fish and oils, that are included in...

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