FDA’s new nutrition label regulation for fat-soluble vitamins

Bryan See, Diyanah Roslan

In 2020, FDA expects fat-soluble vitamins to be measured in metric units rather than international units as was expected in the past. Once the IU unit for vitamin E is obsolete and changed to mg of alpha-tocopherol, natural alpha-tocopherol (or d-alpha-tocopherol) will be worth twice the amount of synthetic alpha-tocopherol (or dl-alpha-tocopherol) as vitamin E.

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