Release Notes For Genesis R&D Food 11.4.X

Release Date: Initial release: 12/4/2017 Most Recent Patch 2/28/2018

11.4 Initial Release Notes (Version 11.4.470) (Most Recent Patch 11.4.602)

Note: Most recent patch fixes are in bold. All Patches include all previous patches. 

New Features:

  • DataLink Integration with TraceGains
  • Ability to attach documents to items (e.g. spec sheets, images etc..) 
  • Applicable country options show when on label
  • Trans Fat italicized option
  • Aggregate Simplified label
  • Bilingual Linear label
  • January 2017 Draft Guidance rounding available
  • Online help links using F1 throughout program
  • Nova PDF v8 added
  • 2016 Nutrient Content Claims
  • Small package options available (Linear and Tabular)
  • Data entry respects Windows Regional Settings (period or comma for decimal)
  • Datalink: Display TraceGains ID (11.4.602)


  • Expand/Collapse All button for Supplement Nutrients added
  • Advanced Label Ingredient Statements can be turned Off and On
  • General speed improvement
  • Improved Aggregate Label Servings Per Container options 
  • Allow singular Servings Per Container:  "Serving" "Serving Per Container"
  • Improved speed and functionality of Food Menu 
  • New installer complete with 4.6.2 .NET and removed 3.5 .NET from requirements
  • Option to hide '%DV = % Daily Value' footer
  • Allow the "not a significant source of__" statement for the full label
  • Allow alternate location for custom report (RPT) files
  • Additional options for calculating Vitamins and Minerals on EU labels
  • Added volume/unit measure display to recipe serving display
  • Changed the naming on Vitamin A, Carotenoid and Retinol to better reflect units
  • Show ingredient statement with allergens (EU label)
  • Export dialog maximize-able
  • 2016 labels for U.S. and Canada now labeled with (2016)
  • Datalink: Automated Audit trail logging when updating ingredient (11.4.602)
  • Datalink: Multi-select skip function (11.4.602)

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed help bugs (All help pages now online)
  • Fixed bugs Related to Nova PDF installs
  • Gluten free characteristic available on all option screens
  • %DV no longer showing on Infant Supplement labels 
  • Nutrient options now sorted alphabetically
  • Fixed Nutrient Content Claim rounding issues
  • "Hide Standard Footnote" works on all applicable labels
  • Missing footnotes reestored on some labels
  • Removed unnecessary footnotes from various labels
  • Bolding "Supplement Dietary Nutrients" no longer clears values 
  • Daily Value removed from 1990 Child labels
  • Fixed nutrient wrapping On various labels
  • Canada Linear and Aggregate labels now in correct format
  • Correct Nutrients to View selected on Nutrients to View list 
  • Removed extra lines and fixed spacing on various labels
  • Corrected resizing of labels
  • Solved rounding issues on 2016 Canadian labels
  • Solved order of nutrients on 2016 Canadian labels
  • Preserved Nutrient Content Claims in EXL imports
  • Fixed various formatting, tooltips, capitalization and misspellings
  • Various crash fixes
  • Fixed Vitamin D (IU) values on Aggregate labels
  • IsSugar functionality follows Ingredient Statement predominance (Canadian labeling)
  • Export as text works on all labels
  • Removed Sodium options on EU Labels and fixed Salt display and calculation
  • Save and Load settings working again
  • Folate options correct on all languages
  • Aggregate Supplement labels nutrients fixed
  • Removed "Show Even If Insignificant" option from voluntary nutrients
  • Proper translation for Total Sugars on Bilingual(Spanish-English) label
  • Fixed 2016 Canadian label nutrients (Simplified and Full Labels) (11.4.500)
  • Fixed a bug for entering decimals first (11.4.500)
  • Fixed a bug with spacing on serving size (11.4.500) 
  • Fixed errors related to scaling on sub recipes on the 2016 Canadian Format (11.4.548)
  • Fixed error where additional allergen statement was omitted from Blue Notebook Reports (11.4.602)
  • Fixed EU Label Calorie Calculations with regards to Polyols and Available Carbohydrates (11.4.602)
  • Enabled Light in Sodium Claims Again (11.4.602)
  • Allow nutrients that were in between .5 and 1g to move to Not a Significant Source Footnote (11.4.602)
  • Datalink: Fixed mapping for ingredients (11.4.602)

Database Changes:

  • Database structure version 11.4.2 required for Genesis version 11.4.602 and later 
  • USDA Database: SR-28 including 2016 and 2017 corrections from the USDA, including folate, Vitamin E, fatty acid and manganese for some foods. 
  • Canadian Database: CNF 2015 
  • Total foods in the database: 76,000+
  • New & Update Information from: AdvancePierre/Barber Foods, Amphora, Anheuser-Busch, Atalanta, Bake 'n Joy, Bellisio Foods, Biena Snacks, Blount Fine Foods, Centrum (Pfizer), Clyde's Donuts, Cyrus O' Leary's Pies, David's Cookies, DeLallo, English Bay Batter, Fruit Filllings Inc., Gold Coast Baking, Gonnella Baking Co, Granny B's Cookies, Harlan Bakeries, Hormel Foods, Jessie Lord Bakery, Jolly Time Popcorn, Kraft Heinz. Lakewood Juices, Maplehurst Bakeries, Miami Onion Roll Co., Miller Baking Co., Mountain House, Now Foods, Olson's Baking Co, Orange Bakery, Panera Bread - At Home (Soups), PepsiCo, Puratos, Rich's, Rise Baking, Siderno Bakery, Stater Bros., The Father's Table. And Restaurants: Auntie Anne's, Berticci's, Bob Evans, Burger King, Costco Food Court, Dairy Queen, KFC, Little Caesars, Long John Silver's, Original Green Burrito, Original Red Burrito, Panera Bread, Pinkberry, QDOBA, Subway, Taco Bell, Wingstop. 

Compatibility Changes:

  • ESHA Port version updated to 4.4.x
  • ESHA Security version 4.0.x (unchanged)
  • Notes for the newest ESHA Port and Security versions can be found here.

System Requirements:

  • Internet Connection required for installation. DVD available on request for additional cost.
  • Minimum of 2GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Client OS: Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Server OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1), Windows SBS 2011 (SP1), Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 (Update1)
  • SQL Server versions supported: SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 (including Express versions) 2016
  • .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • Visual C++ 2015 32 bit (installed with application)
  • Click here for instructions on running the program on a MAC
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