“Healthy,” What Does it Mean? Analyzing the FDA’s New Proposed Rule on Healthy and Understanding Its Potential Impact on the Food Industry

April 18, 2023 9:30am

Jessica O’Connell
Covington & Burling LLP

Sarah Sunday
Assistant General Counsel, Head of Food Law Group
Nestle USA

  • Comparing the current definition of healthy to the definition under the proposed new Rule
  • Understanding how the definition of healthy under the proposed new Rule would affect the market by potentially expanding the healthy food category by adding foods such as fish and nuts
    • What are the industry implications for removing formerly “healthy” foods from the definition as per the proposed new rule
  • Examining the significance of proposed logo for foods that qualify as “healthy” under the new proposed Rule’s definition
  • Assessing industry concerns with the proposed new Rule, and the changes made/not made after the comment period