Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Nutrition labeling of packaged foods became mandatory in the United States in 1994 and in Canada in 2005. The Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and Canada’s Food Inspection Agency require presentation of a Nutrition Facts panel on the label of foods and beverages. This article will provide a brief discussion of the regulations and software available for preparation of the Nutrition Facts panel.

This Nutrition Facts panel for a banana nut muffin was prepared by SweetWare software.Government Regulations & Databases
According to the Food and Drug Adminis…

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Neil Mermelstein