Sub lecture 2-21 ntr sec2

Sub lecture 2-21 ntr sec2 - Sub. Lecture 2-21 NTR 311 VI....

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Sub. Lecture 2-21 NTR 311 VI. Food Labels – standard for terminology. Most processed foods Ex. Ketchup Fresh fruit & veg. – don’t have labels. Regulated under US Dept. of Agriculture EPA - controls level of pesticides Fed. Trade commission – control advertisement A. FDA – food and Drug Administration Fda.org w/ 6 major centers 1. Biological Evaluation 2. Devices / radiological Health 3. Drug Evaluation research – drugs. Over the counter drugs 4. Food Safety and Applied Nutrition 5. Veterinary medicine 6. Toxilogical Research B. Concerned with: 1. Food-borne illness – E. Coli contamination 2. Nutritional adequacy of foods – responsibility to analyze nut. value of foods 3. Environmental contaminants 4. Naturally occurring toxicants 5. Pesticide residues 6. Food additives- critical for FDA What about standard deviation Food Labels Daily val. Base on 2,000 kcal diet *Table 2-9 know numbers
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Food Labels – Produce 4 digit numbers – conventionally grown 5 digit numbers starts w/ 8
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course NTR 311 taught by Professor Lydiasteinman during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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