Labelling Requirements for Foods for Special Dietary Use
Energy-Reduced Diets

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Foods may be represented for use in an energy-reduced diet if they meet the requirements of one of the following nutrient content claims:

  • free of energy;
  • low in energy;
  • reduced in energy;
  • lower in energy; or
  • free of sugars. [B.01.507 & B.24.003, FDR].

Foods that meet the criteria for and carry one of the claims above may also be represented as "diet" or "dietetic" [B.24.003(4), FDR].

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