Release Notes For Genesis R&D Food 11.5.X

Release Date: Initial release: 5/7/2018 (Latest version released 7/12/2018)

11.5 Initial Release Notes (Version 11.5.164) (Latest Version 11.5.273)

Note: Latest Version Changes in Bold

New Features:

  • Mexico Nutrient Content Claims
  • Mexico Front of Package Label 
  • Mexico label: Option to display unrounded Calories
  • U.S. Nutrient Content Claims by RACC
  • Composite Ingredients
  • Ranges for Menu Label
  • Allow for Specific Sugar Alcohols
  • eLearningCenter link on Ribbon
  • Added a new yield option "with ice" (11.5.204)


  • Renamed Food Menu to Menu Label
  • Allow importing multiple .exl files with single prompt 
  • Added option to sort <2% on ingredient statement by order of predominance
  • Changed help text for Displaying Vitamins and Minerals in two columns (not possible with Folic Acid) Help Text Now Reads:" "Display Vitamins and Minerals in two columns (unless Folic Acid is shown)."
  • Canadian 2016 label: Allow Micrograms to be displayed as µg
  • US 2016 Label: milliliters can now be abbreviated as mL
  • Reviewed the regulations for when nutrients list in the Not A Significant Source of statement for full and simplified US 2016 labels (11.5.204)
  • Support for 'useRegistryFallback' included (11.5.273)

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed errors with saving and deleting on Menu Label
  • Fixed voluntary nutrients that weren't saving in label settings files
  • Fixed Exporting Label Bug (Sizing) (11.5.172)
  • Fixed Menu Label Crashes (11.5.172)
  • Fix Menu Label Rounding (11.5.204)
  • Fixed "More" and "Nutrient" Searches Window Opening (11.5.273)
  • Fixed Symbols on Adult Tabular Labels (11.5.273)
  • Fixed Expand All and Collapse All for Menu Label (11.5.273)
  • Fixed Exports Resulting with a Black Box (11.5.273)
  • Fixed Refreshing of Quantities on Composite Ingredients (11.5.273)

Database Changes:

  • Database structure version 11.5.0 required for Genesis version 11.5 (11.5.1 for 11.5.204 and 11.5.273)
  • USDA Database: SR-28 including updated fatty acide data for two polock, fish items
  • Canadian Database: CNF 2015 38 foods with Folate corrections
  • Total foods in the database: 78,500+
  • New & Updated Information from: a2 Milk Company, Abbott, Aloha, Amazing Grass, Basic American Foods, Beechnut, Body Ecology, Brioche Pasquier, Bryan Foods, Bumble Bee Foods, Cabot Creamery, Campbell's Soups, Continental Mills, CostCo - Kirkland Signature, Everspring Farms, Federal University of Technology Owerri (cannabis data), Flatout, Galaxy Desserts, Happy Family, Heather's Choice, Hodo Soy, Hormel Health Labs, Idahoan, J&J Snack Foods, Kellogg's Company, Kite Hill, Mackenzie Limited, Nutricia, Pacific Natural Foods, Pepperidge Farm, Plum Organics, Puris, Ripple, RXBAR, Siggi's/Icelandic Milk & Skyr Corp., Simplot, Tajin, Tribeca Oven, V&V Supremo Foods
  • New & Updated Restaurant Information from: A&W, Andy's Frozen Custard, Arby's, Atlanta Bread Company, Baja Fresh, Baskin Robbins, Carl's Junior, Checkers, Chick-fil-A, Chipotle, Chuck E. Cheese, Church's Chicken, CiCi's Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery, Denny's, Domino's Pizza, Einstein Bros. Bagels, El Pollo Loco, Hardee's, Hot Dog on a Stick, In-N-Out Burger, Jack in the Box, Jamba Juice, Jimmy John's, Krispy Kreme, Manhattan Bagel, Marie Callender's, Mrs. Fields, Noah's Bagels, On The Border, Orange Julius, P.F. Chang's, Peet's Coffee, Pizza Hut, Popeyes, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, Rally's, Sizzler, Taco Del Mar, Taco John's, Taco Time, TCBY, Whataburger, White Castle, Zaxby's

Compatibility Changes:

  • ESHA Port version updated to 4.5.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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