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General Information and Resources for Food Labeling

DHHS, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

While “gluten-free” is a voluntary claim that manufacturers may choose to use in the labeling of their foods, FDA’s gluten-free food labeling rule specifies what the claim actually means on a food label.

DHHS, Food and Drug Administration

This advice can help women who are pregnant or may become pregnant - as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents of infants and young children - make informed choices when it comes to fish that are nutritious and safe to eat.

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Cornell Food Venture Center

A list of laboratories providing analysis of food products for nutrition labels. Cornell University does not endorse any of these companies.

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Use the Nutrition Facts Label as your tool for reducing consumption of trans fat formed during food processing. The Nutrition Facts Label on food and beverage packages shows the amount in grams (g) of trans fat in one serving of the food. 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

An entertaining and educational tool to help consumers understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label to make informed food choices.

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition.

FDA's Food Labeling program develops policy and regulations for dietary supplements, nutrition labeling and food standards, infant formula and medical foods. Also conducts scientific evaluation to support such regulations and related policy development.

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