Release Notes For Genesis R&D Food 11.7.X

Release Date: Initial release: 06/07/2019 (Latest Patch Release: 07/26/2019)

11.7 Initial Release Notes (Version 11.7.74) (Latest Patch: 11.7.153 (cloud) & 11.7.161 (on-premise), most recent patch changes in bold)

New Features:

  • New Attributes Feature
    • Built in "Bioengineered"  (BE) Attribute
    • Attribute documentation can be added to Ingredients and Recipes
    • Ability to convert existing Groups to Attributes
  • Added New Nutrients to View
    • EU Energy
    • My Plate Nutrients
    • Mexico Mandatory Nutrients
    • Mexico All Nutrients
  • DataLink New Features
    • Undo Function
    • Allow of for entry of changes in Audit Trails
    • Imports Serving Size and Volume Measures if present in TraceGains
  • Single Ingredient Sugars Feature (11.7.153/161)
    • Added option to remove "Includes Xg Added Sugars" and show only the %DV, as is in line with the FDA guidance. (11.7.153/161)
    • Added Corresponding footnote to comply with guidance (11.7.153/161)


  • Changed "More" Search to "Advanced Search"
  • Changed "Preferences" to "My Preferences"
  • Changed "Alternate Name" to "Ingredient Statement Name" (Ingredients)
  • Changed "Alternate Name" to "English Name" (Recipe)
  • Changed "Ingredient" to "Sub Ingredients" (Ingredients)
  • Changed "Alternate Text" to "English Sub Ingredients" (Recipe) 
  • Added search button to the ribbon for composite ingredient
  • Renamed Nutrients to View nutrient sets with more informative names
  • Added kJ to EU specific Nutrients to View nutrient sets
  • Cleaned up general help descriptions and naming conventions
  • Renamed draft guidance rounding to "Use the 2018 Draft Guidance for Nutrient Rounding" and updated specific values
  • Allow removing %DV from labels in instances where it's allowed to be removed
  • Fluoride bolded when added voluntary on 2016 US Labels.
  • Default Canadian 2016 label dimensions match up to regulations and reported in cm 
  • Canadian label footnote: added a space between the number and the percent sign
  • Added "Dietary Fiber" as a display option for 2016 Canada labels
  • Allows for Trans Fat to be listed without mono fat, poly fat and cholesterol on Mexico Cereal Product Labels
  • Mexico Label: allowed Available Carbohydrate to be listed on the label
  • Updated the DRI values for Sodium and Potassium
  • DataLink Speed Improvement
  • Improved Nova PDF Install Process
  • Improved label export efficiency (11.7.77)
  • Nutrient Content Claims available match label selected only (11.7.153/161)

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed bug where exe file wasn't present after installation on some installs
  • Fixed bugs with attachments
  • Added Phosphorus to US Label 2016-All Nutrients to View 
  • Corrected various spellings and translations
  • Added or removed necessary/unnecessary footnotes and symbols
  • Expand All and Collapse All shortcuts now work with Menu Labels
  • Fixed bugs with missing lines and borders in certain exports of labels
  • Per Container/Per Package columns now automatically updated
  • Cleaned up various Canadian Label Formats
  • Allow cancelling save with audit trails
  • Allow editing of sub-recipes without closing main recipe
  • Fixed a bug where "Apply All Settings" was removed from Label Settings (11.7.153/161)
  • Changes font and font sizing on Footnotes (11.7.153/161)
  • Fixed a bug with Canadian Label Nutrients to Views being swapped (11.7.153/161)

Database Changes:

  • Updated Dietary Fiber Ingredients based on 2018 and 2019 FDA Guidance:
    • Mixed plant cell wall fibers
    • Arabinoxylan
    • Alginate
    • Inulin and Inulin-type fructans
    • High amylose starch (resistant starch 2)
    • galactooligosaccharide
    • polydextrose
    • resistant maltodextrin/dextrin
  • Continued updating data to support 2016 U.S. Nutrition Facts labels 
    • Including: Added Sugars, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin D and Potassium
  • New Manufacturers and Brands:ADA Valley Gourmet,Backerhaus Veit,Beyond Meat,Bulletproof,Cappello's,DFS Gourmet Specialties - Chef Shamy Gourmet,Elmhurst Milked,Epogee,Escalon Premier Brands,Golden Island Jerky,Harmony House,Health Warrior,InnovASIAN Cuisine ,Just, Inc.,McCall Farms,Nomad Nutrition,Nutritional Medicinals - Functional Formularies,Once Again Nut Butter,Outdoor Herbivore,Parent's Choice infant formulas – Walmart,Primal Kitchen,Quest Nutrition,Sager Creek Vegetable Co,Schar,Solace Nutrition,SunButter,Sweet Street,Tabatchnick,Taste Masters,Thrive Life,TrailFork,Vans Food's,Walkers Shortbread,Well Beginnings infant formula - Walgreen's,Wild Friends
  • Updated Manufacturers and Brands: Aidells,Annie's Homegrown,Arrowhead Mills,Avena Foods,B&G Foods,Balance Bar,Barbara’s Bakery,Bel Brands,Bell Plantation,Blue Diamond Almonds,Bonici,Bumblebar,Bush’s Baked Beans,Butler Foods,Campbell's Food Service,Chef Pierre,Colman’s,Dagoba,Dean Distributors,DeBoles,Dream,Earth's Best,Emergency Essentials,Everfresh,Extend Nutrition,Explore Cuisine,Fantastic World Foods,Field Roast,French’s,Gallo Salame,GLK Foods,Grain Millers,GT’s Living,Hain Celestial,Health Valley Foods,Hershey’s,Hidden Valley,Hillshire Farm,Hillshire Farm Food Service,Kalsec,Karen’s Naturals,Karoun Dairies,King Arthur,Kind,Lamb Weston,Lightlife,Little Brownie Bakers,LouAna,Madhava Sweeteners,MaraNatha,Mauna Loa,Maverick Ranch,Nasoya,Nature’s Path,Odell’s,Optimum Nutrition,Oregon Ice Cream,Organic Valley,Pappardelle’s,Perrigo Nutritionals,Plainville Farms,POM Wonderful,Pringles,PR Nutrition,Rudi's,Sara Lee Food Service,Scharffen Berger,Sixlets,Soy Vay,Starkist,Terra,The Fillo Factory,Tofurky,Tyson Food Service,Vitasoy
  • New & Updated Restaurant Information from: Artic Circle,Au Bon Pain,Blimpie Subs,Bojangles',Boston Market,Brueggers Bagels,Cava Grill,Chicken Express,Cinnabon,Del Taco,Dunkin Donuts,Fazoli's,Five Guys,Freshens Food Studio,Golden Corral,Hissho Sushi,Hunt Brothers Pizza,Jason's Deli,Jersey Mike's,Johnny Rockets,Juice Press,Mimi's,Nathan's Famous,Olive Garden,Papa John's,Papa Murphy's,Pret A Manger,Red Robin,Round Table Pizza,Rubios,Sbarro,Schlotzsky's,Smoothie King,Tim Hortons,Uno Chicago Grill,Wendys
  • Structure Version: 11.7.1 (required for 11.7.153/161)
  • USDA Database: SR-28 (aka SR-Legacy)
  • Canadian Database: CNF 2015 
  • Total foods in the database: 80,000+

Compatibility Changes:

  • ESHA Port version updated to 4.7.x
    • Includes new Attribute Feature
  • ESHA Security version updated to 4.7.x 
  • Notes for the newest ESHA Port and Security versions can be found here.

System Requirements:

  • Internet Connection required for installation. 
  • Minimum of 4GB RAM
  • Client OS: Windows 7 (SP1),  Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Server OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1), SBS 2011 (SP1), 2012, 2012 R2 (Update1), 2016
  • SQL Server versions supported: SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016 (including Express versions)
  • .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • Visual C++ 2017 32 bit (installed with application)
  • Click here for instructions on running the program on a MAC.  Mac OS v10.12.x or higher required to support the Microsoft RDP client.
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