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For Maine’s honey, maple producers, FDA’s label decision is sweet to hear

Maine’s maple and honey producers received some sweet news this week when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it was backing off from a move that would have required the all-natural products to list “added sugar” as an ingredient on their labels.

On Thursday the FDA released a statement confirming that when the new labeling guidelines about the added sugars are released next year, pure maple syrup and honey producers will be exempt.

To read the rest of “For Maine’s honey, maple producers, FDA’s label decision is sweet to hear,” an article by contributing Bangor Daily News staff writer Julia Bayly, please follow this link to the BDN online.

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