NFPA Hot Topics: Food Labeling

An NFPA Fact Sheet for Consumers on Understanding Food Labeling

Allergen Labeling – Provisions in the food allergen labeling legislation passed by the U.S. Senate “in part reflects what many food companies already are doing,” said NFPA. (NEW)

IOM Report – A report by the Institute of Medicine should prove useful as regulatory agencies consider whether and how to propose changes to food labels, NFPA said

Qualified Health Claims – NFPA says qualified health claims and dietary guidance statements would provide consumers with important information on the health benefits of foods.

Food Allergen Labeling – NFPA finds allergen labeling bill encouraging while questioning key provisions.

Trans Fat Labeling: A Nutrition Label Footnote Should Not be Considered

NFPA Says Proposed Country of Origin Labeling Requirements are Operationally Impractical

Food Allergen Labeling Guidelines

A Food Industry Code of Practice on Managing Food Allergens