Legal Labels. Are labels generated using the Genesis database as legal as going through a lab to have nutritional statements done?

Yes.The food manufacturer is ultimately responsible for accurately representing their product in nutrition labeling. The FDA accepts various methods for calculating the nutritional data, including lab analysis and values from electronic databases. The FDA asks that the manufacturer makes a good faith effort to report data as accurately as possible. For more detailed information concerning nutrition labeling, visit

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