Food Science 10 - Lecture 1: Food Labels Lesson 10 1. 1990...

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Lecture 1: Food Labels Lesson 10 1. 1990 Nutrition Education and Labeling Act a. nutrition labeling for most foods (except meat and poultry) b. authorizes nutrient content claims and health claims c. aids the consumer i. consistent label format ii. more health information iii. food allergens are noted 2. 5 Standard Components of a Food Label a. Statement of identity i. What flavor (cucumber ranch) ii. What type of food (reduced fat dressing) b. Net contents i. Amount of food (16 fl oz) c. Nutrition information i. Size and number of servings, calories, total fat, carbohydrate d. list of ingredients i. by common or usual name ii. by descending order by weight e. information about the manufacturer 3. Foods Exempt from Labeling a. Foods served for immediate consumption b. Ready to eat food prepared on site c. Food shipped in bulk d. Medical foods e. Plain coffee, tea, some spices 4. Nutrition Facts Panel a. Serving size b. Calories per serving c. List of nutrients that should be limited in the diet
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Food Science 10 - Lecture 1: Food Labels Lesson 10 1. 1990...

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