FDA Consumer Special Issue

Focus On Food Labeling

May 1993

The articles in this special issue are presented here as they originally appeared in May 1993. Since then, there have been many changes on the food labeling scene. For the very latest information, visit the Food Labeling and Nutrition Section of this Web site.


Good Reading for Good Eating

Cooking Up the New Food Label

Look for 'Legit' Health Claims on Foods

A Little 'Lite' Reading

'Nutrition Facts' to Help Consumers Eat Smart

'Daily Values' Encourage Healthy Diet

Ingredient Labeling: What's in a Food?

Nutrition Info Available for Raw Fruits, Vegetables, Fish

The Food Pyramid-Food Label Connection

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