Nutrition Facts Label Reboot

Nutrition Education

A Tale of Two Labels

The FDA has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods to reflect more recent scientific findings. Some manufacturers have already started using the new label.

Learn about the difference between the two labels, including a side-by-side comparison and a video highlighting key aspects of the new label, and how the changes can assist in making more informed decisions.

The Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods provides useful information to help consumers make informed nutrition choices and maintain healthy eating patterns. But what about when eating out? Americans eat and drink about one-third of their calories from foods prepared away from home. Enter calorie labeling on menus.

Man looking at menu board

Nutrition Facts Label
Developed by: HHS, Food and Drug Administration