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The FDA Releases Final Guidance Regarding the Food Labeling Term "Evaporated Cane Juice"

May 25, 2016 from the FDA:
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released a final guidance for industry stating FDA’s view that sweeteners derived from sugar cane should not be declared on food labels as "evaporated cane juice." The FDA’s view is that the term “evaporated cane juice” is false or misleading because it suggests that the sweetener is fruit or vegetable juice or is made from fruit or vegetable juice, and does not reveal that the ingredient’s basic nature and characterizing properties are those of a sugar."
"The guidance recommends that ingredients currently labeled as “evaporated cane juice” be relabeled to use the term “sugar,” optionally accompanied by a truthful, non-misleading descriptor to distinguish the ingredient from other cane-based sweeteners."

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