Draft Guidance Regarding Declaration of Added Sugars on Honey, Maple Syrup, and Certain Cranberry Products

Honey

FDA is reviewing comments on its draft guidance to the declaration of added sugars on pure maple syrup and pure honey. The agency has received over 3,000 comments on the draft guidance and revising their proposal to help consumers understand nutrition labels.

The FDA has proposed to enforce discretion on honey, maple syrup and certain cranberry products by including 'added sugars' in the nutrition label. This proposal perpetuates misleading labels and consumer confusion about sugars and added sugars. Honey and maple syrup are both natural sugars already. Having a label with 'added sugars' mi

Specialty Food Association comments on FDA's proposal, Draft Guidance Regarding Declaration of Added Sugars on Honey, Maple Syrup, and Certain Cranberry Products: SFAComments.pdf