Your Right to Know - Making Sense of Food Labeling

Conventional Processed Food Label

Oat Bran Cereal Net Wt 13oz (369g) Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease Calcium Builds Strong Bones Low Fat Ingredients Nutrition Facts Distributed by Good Foods Inc. Contains: milk, eggs and peanuts
Back | Next  

This is an example of a standard food label. It includes the basic information that you will see on most food labels. It also includes some of the basic voluntary health claims that appear frequently on most food products.

Click on a label in the sample box at left to see detailed information about that label.