Food Regulatory

Regulatory Update: Philippines’ FDA Updates New Dietary Standards for Prepackaged Food Labels

Philippines: On 07 September 2023, the Food and Drug Administration published guidelines on the adoption of 2015 Philippine Dietary Reference Intakes (PDRI) Percent Recommended Energy Intakes/Recommended Nutrient Intakes (%REI/RNI) as the new dietary standard of all prepackaged processed food repealing Bureau Circular No. 16 s. 2005 entitled “Adopting the 2002 Recommended Energy and Nutrient Intakes as the New Dietary Standard”