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lecture 1-24 ntr sec1 - NTR 311 Lecture VI Food labels most...

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NTR 311 Lecture 1-24-08 VI. Food labels- most processed foods have req. food labels Certain foods have stand. Of ingredients (ketchup) Fresh foods such as fruits and veggies the USDA EPA controls levels of pesticides on foods FCC regulates advertising/ can get info on ads that aren’t on labels Appropriate for adults and children over 4 Allowed to have health claims on them (controversial) FDA Center for bio eval and research Center for devices and radiological health Center for Drug eval and research- responsible for every prescription drug Center for food safety and applied nutrition w/ CDCP- Food-borne illnesses Nutritional adequacy of foods Environmental contaminants- overlaps EPA Naturally occurring toxicants- hard to keep track of Pesticide residues Food additives- looked at very critically Center for veterinary meds- all animal and livestock feed and meds National Center for toxicological research FDA Mandated labels- Serving size Number of servings Calories Calories from fat
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