Food Labels: What Do They Mean?. April 2006. Importance of Food Labels. Get nutrition information on foods in the grocery store Helps to make healthful food choices Claims to help people concerned about eating certain foods. Food Label Exemptions.
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Food Labels: What Do They Mean?
Nutrition panel footnote – reinforces the fact that the % daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
-Ex: calorie free – contains fewer than 5 calories/serving
the sodium content of a low-calorie, low-fat food has been reduced by 50 percent
-For a single-item food, it must provide at least 10% of one or more of vitamins A or C, iron, calcium, protein, or fiber