A Food Labeling Guide

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DIANE Publishing, Aug 1, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 64 pages
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Summarizes the required statements that must appear on food labels under various laws and regulations. Frequently raised questions have been addressed using a "question and answer" format. Contains a key word index to help locate one's specific food labeling concerns. Numerous tables and figures.

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Page 31 - Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs...
Page 23 - Amount per Serving") are set 6 point Helvetica Black. 6. Absolute measures of nutrient content ( for example; "ig") and nutrient subgroups are set in 8 point Helvetica Regular with 4 points of leading. 7. Vitamins and minerals are set in 8 point Helvetica Regular, with 4 points of leading, separated by 10 point bullets. 8. All type that appears under vitamins and minerals is set in 6 point Helvetica regular with 1 point of leading. C. Rules 1. A 7 point rule separates large groupings as shown in...
Page 56 - ... contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Broccoli is high in vitamins A and C, and it is a good source of dietary fiber.
Page 23 - ... minerals is set in 6 point Helvetica regular with 1 point of leading. C. Rules 1 . A 7 point rule separates large groupings as shown in example. A 3 point rule separates calorie information from the nutrient information. 2. A hairline rule or 1/4 point rule separates individual nutrients, as shown in the example. Descenders do not touch rule. The top half of the label (nutrient information) has 2 points of leading between the type and the rules, the bottom half of the label (footnotes) has 1...
Page 34 - Calories, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugars, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron...
Page 23 - Black with 4 point of leading 1/4 point rule centered between nutrients ( 2 points leading above and 2 points below) 8 point Helvetica Regular with 4 points of leading 8 point Helvetica Regular, 4 points of leading with 10 point bullets [58 FR 17332, Apr.
Page 31 - Cholesterol Omg 0% 23% Sodium 300mg 13% 13% Total Carbohydrate 34g 11% 11% Dietary Fiber Og 0% 0% Sugars 18g Protein 2g Vitamin A 0% 0% Vitamin C 0% 0% Calcium 6% 8% Iron 2% 4...
Page 56 - Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol and rich in fruits, vegetables, and grain products that contain some types of dietary fiber may reduce the risk of heart disease, a disease associated with many factors Development of cancer depends on many factors.
Page 30 - Total Fat Less than 65g 80g Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g Dietary Fiber 25g 30g Calories per gram: Fat 9 . Carbohydrate 4 . Protein 4 New title signals I that the label contains the newiy required information.
Page 28 - Total cart. 8g (3% DV). Fiber 1g (4% DV). Sugars 4g. Protein 1g. Vitamin A (8% DV). Vitamin C (8% DV). Calcium (0% DV). Iron (2 % DV). Percent Daily values (DV) are based on a 2.000...

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