Monday, January 25, 2010

Common labeling terms in Food Regulations:

The below displayed terms play an important role in consumers selections of low-calorie, low-fat and light foods are reduced and less (fewer).” Moreover claim may be used if a food contains at least a 25 percent decrease of the given nutrient when compared to the reference food.

  • FAT-FREE less than 0.5 grams of total fat for a given position amount
  • CALORIE-FREE less than 5 calories for a given position amount
  • % FAT-FREE Products that are labeled as of __% fat free have to contain 3 grams or less of total fat for a given position amount. A “100% fat-free” claim may be made only on foods that meet the principle for “fat free” and also contain less than 0.5 grams of fat per 100 grams and have no added fat.
  • CHOLESTEROL-FREE less than 2 milligrams of cholesterol for a given position amount and 2 grams or less of soaked fat for a given position amount
  • SATURATED FAT-FREE less than 0.5 grams saturated fat for a given position amount, and no more than 0.5 grams of trans fatty acids
  • LOW-FAT 3 grams or less of total fat for a given position amount
  • LOW-CALORIE no more than 40 calories for a given position amount (except sugar substitutes)
  • LOW-CHOLESTEROL 20 milligrams or less cholesterol and 2 grams or less of soaked fat for a given position amount
  • LOW-SATURATED FAT 1 gram or less of saturated fat for a given position amount and not more than 15% of calories from saturated fat

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