Accurate food labeling information can assist consumers in making healthy nutritional choices. . According to the FDA, To help minimize legal action and delays, it is recommended that manufacturers and importers become fully informed about the laws and regulations before offering foods for distribution.
FDA recommends that manufacturers and distributors of food products that include Front of Packages labeling ensure that the label statements are consistent in accordance with Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) .
It is important to note that nutrition-related Front of Package and shelf labeling, is subject to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that prohibit false or misleading claims and restrict nutrient content claims to those defined in FDA regulations.