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Health and Nutrition - Labeling

Guidance for Industry: A Food Labeling Guide
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This website conveys the FDA’s guidance for food labeling.  Notably, this agency guidance is not legally binding, but “represents the FDA’s “current thinking on the topic” and “does not operate to bind FDA or the public.  [One] can use an alternative approach if the approach satisfies the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations.”   


Claims That Can Be Made for Conventional Foods and Dietary Supplements
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This website provides an overview of the rules and regulations governing labeling claims on food products and dietary supplements.  Specifically, this page provides information on health claims, nutrient content claims, and structure/function claims.


This website provides an overview of the rules and regulations governing labeling claims on food products and dietary supplements. Specifically, this page provides information on health claims, nutrient content claims, and structure/function claims.
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This website conveys the FDA’s guidance for nutrient content claims.  Specifically, the page provides information on “High Potency Claims,” “Antioxidant nutrient content claims,” and “Sugar-free claims.”


Guidance for Industry: Evidence-Based Review System for the Scientific Evaluation of Health Claims – Final
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
This website provides the FDA’s “current thinking on 1) the process for evaluating the scientific evidence for a health claim, 2) the meaning of the significant scientific agreement (SSA) standard … of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act) …and 3) credible scientific evidence to support a qualified health claim.”