Nutrition labeling of meat and poultry products—An overview of regulations from the U. In accordance with its proposal, the final nutrition labeling rules established for the first time reference values, known as Daily Reference Values DRVs, that would be used in reporting values of total fat, saturated fatty acids, cholesterol, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sodium, and potassium—for which RDAs had not been established in —and for protein. Biochemists had long known that the more cholesterol you eat, the less your liver produces. A year or so before the video was posted, Lustig gave a similar talk to a conference of biochemists in Adelaide, Australia. External link. Proposed rule to define serving size on the basis on the amount of food commonly consumed per eating occasion and to establish standard serving sizes for food product categories to assure uniform serving sizes upon which consumers can make nutrition comparisons among food products. Recommended Daily Allowances U.
NCBI Bookshelf. Up to the late s, there was little information on food labels to identify the nutrient content of the food. However, as increasing numbers of processed foods came into the marketplace, consumers requested information that would help them understand the products they purchased WHC, In response to this dilemma, a recommendation of the White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health was that FDA consider developing a system for identifying the nutritional qualities of food. Every manufacturer should be encouraged to provide truthful nutritional information about his products to enable consumers to follow recommended dietary regimens. WHC, This chapter provides a history of the milestones in nutrition labeling since These events are also detailed in the annex to this chapter. In response to the White House Conference, FDA developed a working draft of various approaches to nutrition labeling and asked for comment by nutritionists, consumer groups, and the food industry. Then in the agency proposed regulations that specified a format to provide nutrition information on packaged food labels. Inclusion of such information was to be voluntary, except when nutrition claims were made on the label, in labeling, or in advertising, or when nutrients were added to the food.
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