Nutrition Labelling Resources

Information about nutrition labelling from many parts of the world is provided on this page. Use the right hand column of the page to see information intended for consumers, the food industry and governments. The information is also arranged by the purpose of the food label – nutrition, food safety, environment and social information. The information can also be searched by the source, that is, international organizations, governments and non-governmental organizations.


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Nutrition labels and health claims: the global regulatory environmentSource: WHO
  Guidelines for use of nutrition and health claimsSource: Codex Alimentarius
  Consideration of issues related to mandatory nutrition labelling – Codex Committee on Food Labelling 2010Source: Codex Alimentarius
Você sabe o que está comendo?Source: Brazil
Consumer education manual Source: Brazil
Technical Guidance Notes on Nutrition Labelling and Nutrition ClaimsSource: Hong Kong
Method Guidance Notes on Nutrition Labelling and Nutrition ClaimsSource: Hong Kong
Application guide: Small Volume Exemption from Nutrition LabellingSource: Hong Kong
  Technical Issues on Nutrition Labelling - Rounding RulesSource: Hong Kong
  Acceptable Nutrient Function Claims under the Nutrition Labelling Scheme in Hong KongSource: Hong Kong
Trade guidelines on Serving Size of Prepackage Food for Nutrition LabellingSource: Hong Kong
Cost benefits of nutrition labellingSource: FAO
FDA cost benefitSource: USA
  Resolution RDC no. 359, dated December 23rd, 2003Source: Brazil
  Resolution RDC no. 360, dated December 23rd, 2003 Source: Brazil
  RSA propuesta de modificación Reg. Esp mayo 2008 Source: Chile


Make Your Calories Count - Use the Nutrition Facts Label for Healthy Weight Management USA
Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness
Codex Alimentarius
Codex Alimentarius
Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
WHO Nutrition for Health and Development
Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2011 WHO global report
FAO Nutritional Requirements
United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable disease prevention and control
Health Canada - Nutrition Labelling
Nutrition labelling for consumers
Hong Kong
Nutrition Facts Label Programs and Materials
FAO Voluntary Guidelines to Support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food se
WHO Nutrition for Health and Development
Health Canada: Guide to Developing Accurate Nutrient Values
Nutrition labelling for trade
Hong Kong
Nutrition Panel Calculator – Australia and New Zealand
EuroFIR eSearch facility
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
Nutrition Labelling Compliance Test
Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990

last updated:  Tuesday, September 3, 2013