FDA Acts to Provide Better Information to Consumers on Trans Fats
Information regarding the FDA issued regulation requiring manufacturers to list trans fatty acids, or trans fat, on the Nutrition Facts panel of foods and some dietary supplements.
With this rule, consumers have more information to make healthier food choices
that could lower their consumption of trans fat as part of a heart-healthy diet.
US FDA/CSFAN: Food Labeling and Nutrition Overview
This site "addresses the labeling requirements for foods under the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act and its amendments. Food labeling is required for most prepared foods, such as breads, cereals, canned and frozen foods, snacks, desserts, drinks, etc. Nutrition labeling for raw produce (fruits and vegetables) and fish is voluntary."
Hormones in Your Milk
This November 2003 Science News article written by Janet Raloff discusses the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling rules related to hormones in milk. Includes links to related information.
The True Food Network Shopping Guide
"What's going on behind the label?" This site offers alternatives to genetically engineered food and information about labeling.
Organic Food Standards and Labels: The Facts
Site aims to educate consumers about the set of national standards that food labeled "organic" must meet, whether it is grown in the United States or imported from other countries
Food and Nutrition Information Center: Food Labeling Topic Page
Subtopics provided by the FNIC include general information resources and organic foods.
Country of Origin Labeling - Current Status and Recent Developments
Provided by the Food Marketing Institute - Government Affairs Office, this site provided updates on the implementation of the Country of Origin Labeling regulation applied to fish and seafood.