On November 23, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a request for scientific data, information and comments that would help the agency evaluate the beneficial physiological effects to human health of isolated or synthetic non-digestible carbohydrates that are added to foods. FDA is requesting the information to help them determine whether a particular isolated or synthetic non-digestible carbohydrate should be added to their definition of dietary fiber on a Nutrition Facts or Supplement Facts label. Responses to the request for information are due by January 9, 2017. Comments on the guidance are requested by January 23, 2017. Please see this USFI regulatory alert for more information. Please contact Erik Lieberman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.765.1800 if you have questions or would like additional information.