Food Labels

Nutrition Facts Label Programs and Materials

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Education materials that make it easy to understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label.


Food Label Helps Consumers Make Healthier Choices

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Comparing items using the food label can help you to choose the best value for your health. Learn about the percent Daily Value, how to decipher confusing claims, and more. Also in PDF|950 KB.


Food Label and You Video: The Food Label and You

U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

An entertaining and educational tool to help consumers understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label to make informed food choices.


Trans Fat Now Listed With Saturated Fat and Cholesterol on the Nutrition Facts Label

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

FDA has required that trans fat be added to the Nutrition Facts panel by January 1, 2006. This Web page discusses the new label regulations and educates consumers about trans fats. Also available in Spanish.


New Front-of-Package Labeling Initiative

U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Explains the FDA front-of-packaging initiative, providing current information and FOP materials.


Red food label cartoon Make Your Calories Count: Use the Nutrition Facts Label for Healthy Weight Management

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

This interactive learning program helps consumers make healthy food choices while controlling calories.


USDA Organic Seal National Organic Program

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.

Provides information to consumers and producers on USDA certified organic products and their labeling.


Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

View reference values for nutrients used by the government in labeling food products.


Nutrition Facts: An Interactive Guide to Food Labels

Mayo Clinic.

This interactive guide to the Nutrition Facts label helps you understand what you're eating so that you can make healthier choices.