The first focuses on the nutrition labeling
required for virtually all packaged foods and beverages sold in the United States, and on the parameters for clean label.
Recent legislative changes in the European Union have mandated nutrition labeling
for the majority of pre-packaged foods.
1) Food Labeling; Nutrition Labeling
of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments, FDA - Office of the US Federal Register - December 2014 (https://www.
monitor cooking educational workshops themed around healthy food, nutrition labeling
, practical classes (1 session), according to health promotion program.
A big year for US food labels came in 1990 with the passage of the Nutrition labeling
and Education Act.
In January, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute launched Facts Up Front, a factbased, front-of-pack nutrition labeling
system to help busy consumers -- especially parents -- make informed decisions when they shop," said association spokesman Brian Kennedy.
FSIS believes an exemption for ground or chopped products produced by small businesses is necessary because the burden of mandatory nutrition labeling
may force some small firms to stop producing the product because of the cost of nutrition labeling
and eventually force some small firms out of business," according to the Federal Register notice.
FDA has requested comments and information about front-of-package nutrition labeling
and on shelf tags in retail stores.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a proposed collection of information regarding two experimental studies of front of package (FOP) nutrition labeling
schemes has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Hong Kong: New nutrition labeling
laws for Hong Kong will take effect on July 1, 2010.
District Court, the group claims the requirement violates free speech and unlawfully oversteps federal law on nutrition labeling
UK experts in nutritional and market research will evaluate nutrition labeling
according to a report in http://www.