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Food Labels

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service. National Organic Program

Learn about organic foods, requirements, and how they are labeled.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

FDA regulates the safety of food for humans and animals, including foods produced from genetically engineered (GE) plants, sometimes referred to as "genetically modified organisms" (GMOs). Find out more about the safety of GE plants, and how they are regulated here.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Find education materials that make it easy to understand and use the Nutrition Facts Label including:

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

Calorie labeling on menus can help you make informed and healthful decisions about meals and snacks. Beginning May 7, 2018, calories will be listed on many menus and menu boards of restaurants and other food establishments that are part of a chain of 20 or more locations.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

Read about the changes to the Nutrition Facts Label announced in May of 2016.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages with a fresh design that will make it easier for you to make informed food choices that contribute to lifelong healthy eating habits.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

Read about the difference between the new and old Nutrition Facts label. Watch a short video about changes with the new label.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Many foods or beverages are flavored—but how can you tell where those flavors come from?