Food Labeling Foods and Dietary Supplements

Authored by: Constance J. Geiger

Handbook of Nutrition and Food

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781466505711
eBook ISBN: 9781466505728
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b15294-7

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Abstract

Food labeling includes all the information present on food packages. Nutrition labeling is one component of the food label. Other components include the principal display panel; the information panel; the identity of the food; the list of ingredients; the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor; and any claims made. 1

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