Genesis R&D Foods 11.9.x (Released November 2020)

Release Date: Initial release: 11/06/2020 Patch Release: 11/20/2020

11.9 Initial Release Notes (Version 11.9.8) Latest Patch: 11.9.9 (Most recent changes in bold)

New Features:

  • Updated Mexico Labels for 2020 Regulations
    • Renamed the original Mexico regulation preference to Mexico 2010 and added Mexico 2020 as a new regulation preference
    • New front of package warning symbols and statements
    • New mandatory label nutrients: Added Sugars and Trans Fat
    • Voluntary vitamins and minerals only display on the label when they are present at 5% or more of the VNR
    • Added two Dual Column label options (100g with Per Serving or Per Container)
    • Added a linear label option
    • Added Sugar items are now grouped together in the ingredient statement
    • New Nutrients to View (Mexico 2020 Mandatory and Mexico 2020 All)
  • Added Designations section for Ingredients
    • Is Sugar for Canada and Mexico Ingredient Statements
    • Is Sweetener for Mexico FOP calculations
    • Is Fat for Mexico FOP calculations
  • Three New Nutrients Available: (Polydextrose, Allulose and Tagatose)


  • Allow for bullet separator on ingredient statements for the Canadian Advanced Label
  • Improved Folate/Folic Acid display on tabular and linear US 2016 labels
  • Improved the View Label Display
  • Added Available Carbohydrates to the Mexico 2010 Nutrients to View 

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed a bug where dual column values didn't update with yield adjustments
  • Fixed a bug with Advanced labels showing amounts when "show amount" was unchecked
  • Fixed headings on Dual Column Displays 
  • Vitamin D Claims now work correctly on 2016 Supplement Labels
  • Fixed how folic acid displays on the US Supplements 2016 label
  • Fixed various bugs with Bilingual labels
  • Fixed sulfites reporting on various reports
  • Fixed minor issues that caused program crashes
  • Removed claims from invalid labels (Cannabis and EU) 
  • Other minor bug fixes and spelling corrections
  • Fixed crashing on Supplement Facts when expanding ingredients or blends (11.9.9)
  • Fixed a bug with Barcode Font sizing (11.9.9)
  • Fixed a bug where Print As Vector was not available for all options (11.9.9)
  • Fixed a bug with User Generated Ingredient Statements not going to All Upper Case when option selected (11.9.9)

Database Changes:

  • Continued updating data to support 2016 U.S. Nutrition Facts labels
    • Including:  Added Sugars, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin D and Potassium values
  • New Manufacturers and Brands: Aryzta, Banana Joe, Beachbody, Better Bites Bakery, Bernard Foods, Bitchin' Sauce, Cheddies Crackers, Chef Soraya, Crazy Go Nuts, Eat Your Coffee, FreeYumm, Full Circle, Get Wild, Health-Ade Kombucha, Ka-Pop!, King Brands, King’s Hawaiian, Late July, Lenny & Larry’s, MAGICdATES, Melinda’s, MeWe, MJAY’s, MySuperFoods, No Man’s Land, Nuttzo, One Degree Organics, Outer Aisle, ParmCrisps, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese, Pocket Latte, Quantum Squares, Quevos, Rip Van, Skyline Kitchen, Smart Sweets, Stonyfield Farm, Supernola, Target, That’s It., The New Primal, Tosi, Union, Unreal, Utz, Whoa Dough, Weston Foods, Wild Zora, Yasso
  • Updated Manufacturers and Brands: Avena Foods, Flax4Life, Honey Stinger, King’s Command - updated selected items, Little Brothers Bakery, Stater Bros.
  • Structure Version: 11.9.0
  • USDA Database: USDA SR Legacy – the source reference of the USDA Database Standard Reference foods was updated from “USDA SR 28” to “USDA SR Legacy” per the USDA ARS 
  • Canadian Database: CNF 2015 
  • Total foods in the database: 85,000+

Compatibility Changes:

  • ESHA Port version updated to 4.9.x
  • ESHA Security version (No Change)
  • Genesis API version updated to 4.2 and 3.4 
  • 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, 2019
  • SQL Server versions supported: SQL Server 2012 or Newer (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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