FDA regulations regarding iodine addition to foods and labelling of foods containing added iodine

Paula R Trumbo
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Peer review

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the addition of iodine to infant formulas, the iodisation of salt, and the addition of salt and iodine to foods. This article summarizes the various regulations overseen and enforced by the FDA on the addition of iodine to foods and infant formulas and the labeling of conventional foods, dietary supplements, and infant formulas that contain added iodine. It details regulations across processing, production and marketing, covering a range of iodine approved sources, such as food additives. It urges food manufacturers to follow recommendations in the FDA fortification policy.

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