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Food Labels Research Starter
Food labels are attached to all edible products sold in the United States. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which bears primary responsibility for food labeling in the United States, defines a food label as a sticker or seal of nutritional information that is attached to a food container. The law requires all food labels to provide a clear ingredient list as well as a nutritional breakdown of the food within the package.
Food Labeling Articles
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FDA Food Labels 2016
2016 FDA Labels
On May 27, 2016, the FDA published final rules on the new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect new scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease. The new label makes it easier for consumers to make better informed food choices.
New Nutrition Labels Education
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and drinks. FDA is requiring changes to the Nutrition Facts label based on updated scientific information, new nutrition research, and input from the public.
Interactive Nutrition Facts Food Label
The Nutrition Facts label found on packaged foods and beverages is your daily tool for making informed food choices that contribute to healthy lifelong eating habits.