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GUIDE TO NUTRITION LABELING AND EDUCATION ACT (NLEA) REQUIREMENTS-ATTACHMENT 9-24

 

 ATTACHMENT 9
BASIC LABEL FULL VERTICAL FORMAT
 
Nutritional information is based on product as packaged 101.9(b)(9)
 
LABEL IMAGE
 
Type/Layout
6 & 8 points 101.9(d)(1)(iii)
6 point may be used for:
"Amount Per Serving"
"% Daily Value"
Caloric conversion footnote
Daily Value footnote
Hairline Rule 101.9(d)(1)(v)
 
For calculation of % DV
RDI 101.9(C)(8)(iv)
DRV 101.9(C)(9)
 
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ATTACHMENT 10
  Full Format - Vertical Display with Footnote to the Side

ATTACHMENT 11
 Tabular Display for Packages > 40 sq. in

 ATTACHMENT 12
TABULAR DISPLAY FOR SMALL PACKAGES
101.9 (J) (13(ii)
 
 
Tabular display for packages having 40 or less square inches of total surface area available to bear labeling.
 
Tabular display
 
The footnote may be omitted 101.9(j)(13)(ii)(C)
 
Vitamins and mineral information can be arranged horizontally 101.9(d)(8)
 
This tabular display may be used only if the package cannot accommodate a
 column display on any panel.
 
Special provisions:
 
Abbreviations may be used to list nutrients on packages with 40 or less
square inches of available label space.
 
Abbreviations, listed below, were revised int the August 18, 1993 Federal Register [101.9(I)(13)(ii)(B).
 
 Serving Size                       Serv. size     Soluble fiber   Sol. fiber   
 Servings per container             Servings       Insoluble fiber Insol. fiber 
 Calories from fat                  Fat cal        Sugar alcohol   Sugar alc    
 Calories from saturated fat        Sat fat cal    Other                       
 Dietary fiber                      Fiber          Carbohydrates   Other carb   
 Saturated fat                      Sat fat                                    
 Monounsaturated fat                Monounsat fat                              
 Polyunsaturated fat                Polyunest fat                              
 Cholesterol                        Cholest                                    
 Total carbohydrates                Total carb                                 
 
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 ATTACHMENT 13
VERTICAL LABEL FOR PACKAGES WITH 40 OR LESS SQ. IN.
Packages with 40 or less square inches of total area available
 to bear labeling 101.9(j)(13)(ii)
 
Nutrition Fact
 
Special provisions:
 
Abbreviations may be used to list nutrients on packages with 40 or less square inches of available label space.
 
Abbreviations, listed below, were revised in the August 18, 1993 Federal Register [101.9(I)(13)(ii)(B).
 Serving Size                                      Serv size                   
 Servings per container                            Servings                    
 Calories from fat                                 Fat cal                     
 Calories from saturated fat                       Sat fat cal                 
 Saturated fat                                     Sat fat                     
 Monounsaturated fat                               Monounsat fat               
 Polyunsaturated fat                               Polyunsat fat                
 Cholesterol                                       Cholest                     
 Total carbohydrate                                Total carb                  
 Dietary fiber                                     Fiber                       
 Soluble fiber                                     Sol fiber                   
 Insoluble fiber                                   Insol fiber                 
 Sugar alcohol                                     Sugar alc                    
 Other Carbohydrates                               Other carb                  
 
nutri45b
 
ATTACHMENT 13
 
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 ATTACHMENT 14
Dual Declaration (as packaged/prepared)
 ATTACHMENT 15
Dual Declaration (combined with another food)
 ATTACHMENT 16
Simplified Format, Vertical Display
SIMPLIFIED FORMAT 101.9(f)
 
This simplified format may be used if seven(7) or more of the
following nutrients are present in "insignificant amounts":
calories, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, total
carbohydrates, dietary fiber, sugars, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C,
calcium, and iron.  Foods meeting this criteria may use the
simplified format, regardless of package size.
 
101.9(f)(1) defines "insignificant amount" as the amount that
allows a declaration of zero in nutrition labeling, except that
for total carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and protein it shall be
the amount that allows a declaration of "less than 1 gram".
 
There are five core nutrients, (calories, total fat, sodium, total
carbohydrates, and protein), that must be listed regardless of the
quantity present.  Label sample A shows the simplified format when
there are no added or voluntarily declared nutrients.
The nutrients listed in sample B include core nutrients as well as
nutrients that were included either voluntarily or because of the
presence of a claim.
 
(*)  Core nutrients that must be declared regardless of the amount
present in the food
 
Sample A (Soft drink)
 
Sample A (Soft drink)
 
Sample B (Vegetable Oil)
 
Sample B (Vegetable Oil)
 
Note: When nutrients naturally present in the food are voluntarily
declared and/or when products are enriched or when claims are made
about a nutrient, additional requirement apply 101.9(f)(4)
 
101.9(f)(5) - required statement in lieu of footnote
 
ATTACHMENT 16
 
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 ATTACHMENT 17
SIMPLIFIED TABULAR DISPLAY
101.9 (J) (13) (ii) (A)
 
SIMPLIFIED TABULAR DISPLAY
The simplified tabular display may be used on any size package of
food which qualifies for the simplified format when there is not
sufficient vertical space to accommodate the vertical simplified format.
 
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 ATTACHMENT 18
LINEAR DISPLAYS
The linear display may be used on packages with 40 or
less square inches of available space only if the label
will not accommodate the tabular display 101.9(j) (13) (ii) (A)
 
the tabular display
 
Bolding is required only for "Nutritional Facts".  Bolding is
voluntary for nutrient names, calories, total fat, cholesterol,
sodium, total carbohydrates, and protein [101.9(j)(13)(ii)(A)(2)
- August 18, 1993].
 
Footnote is not required 101.9(j)(13)(ii)(C)
 
Abbreviations may be used.  Abbreviations, listed below were
revised in the August 18, 1993 Federal Register [101.9(j)(13)(ii)(B)].
 
 Serving Size                  Serv size    
 Monounsaturated fat           Monounsat fat
 Servings per container        Servings     
 Polyunsaturated fat           Polunsat fat 
 Calories from fat             Fat cal      
 Cholesterol                   Cholest      
 Calories from saturated fat   Sat fat cal  
 Total carbohydrates           Total carb   
 Saturated fat                 Sat fat      
                                             
 Dietary fiber                 Fiber        
 Soluble fiber                 Sol. fiber   
 Other Carbohydrates           Other carb   
 Sugar alcohol                 Sugar alc    
 
ATTACHMENT 18
 
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 ATTACHMENT 19
SHORTENED FORMAT
(Permitted on any size package and format)
The shortened format
 
 
 
The shortened format allows nutrients that are present at
insignificant levels to be listed following the statement
"Not a significant source of ___".  One or more of the nutrients
that quality for such a declaration are listed in the order in
which they would have been listed in the regular format. 
(e.g., "Not a significant source of calories from fat, saturated fat,
cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron".  This statement may be printed in 6 point type.
 


The footnote can be used with any format, to list one or more of
the following nutrients:

Calories from fat: when the food contains less than 5 calories from fat. [21 CFR 101.9(C)(1)(ii)]

Saturated fat: when the food contains less than 0.5 grams of total fat per serving and if no claims are made about far or cholesterol content, and if no claims are made about calories from fat. [21 CFR 101.9(C)(2)(I)]

Cholesterol: when the food contains less than 2 milligrams cholesterol per serving, and makes no claim about fat, fatty acids or cholesterol. [21 CFR 101.9(C)(3)]

Dietary Fiber: when a serving contains less than 1 gram of dietary fiber. [21 CFR 101.9(C)(6)(I)]

Sugars: when a serving contains less than 1 gram of sugar, and no claims are made about sweeteners, sugars, or sugar alcohol content. [21 CFR 101.9(C)(6)(ii)]

Vitamins/Minerals: when a serving contains less than 2% of the RDI [21 CFR 101.9(C)(8)(iii)]

For CFR reference see individual nutrient listing in 101.9(c)


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ATTACHMENT 20

BILINGUAL LABEL



When nutrition labeling must appear in a second language, in accordance with 101.15(c) (2), the nutrition information may be presented in a separate nutrition facts panel for each language or as shown in this example with the second language
following the English. Numeric characters that are identical for both languages do not need to be repeated. All required nutrition information must be included in both languages.

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ATTACHMENT 21 

AGGREGATE LABEL



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ATTACHMENT 22 
FORMAT FOR FOOD REPRESENTED FOR CHILDREN LESS THAN 4 YEARS OF AGE
101.9 (J) (5) (ii)

IMAGE

Footnote is prohibited 101.9(j)(5)(ii)(E)
* 101.9(C)(7) provides special provisions for protein.

Children between 1 and 4 - if protein digestibility - corrected amino acid score is less than 40%, either the %DV or the statement "Not a significant source of protein" must be used.

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ATTACHMENT 23 
FORMAT FOR FOOD REPRESENTED FOR CHILDREN LESS THAN 2 YEARS OF AGE
101.9 (j) (5)

IMAGE

 
Footnote is prohibited
101.9(j)(5)(ii)(E)
 
*  101.9(C)(7) provides special provisions for protein.
 
Infants - % DV for protein is prohibited on infant foods in the protein efficiency ration is less than 40% of the reference standard.  Such foods must omit the % DV and use the statement "Not a significant source of protein" adjacent to the declaration
of protein content.
 
Children between 1 and 4 - if the protein digestibility - corrected amino acid score is less than 40%, either the % DV or the statement "Not a significant source of protein" must be used.
 
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 ATTACHMENT 24
CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Full Format - Vertical Display
 
Full Format - Vertical Display
Full Format - Vertical Display with Footnote to Side
 
Full Format - Vertical Display with Footnote to Side
 
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ATTACHMENT 24
CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Tabular display on package with more than 40 square inches of surface area available to bear labeling (sliced Bread)
 
ATTACHMENT 24 CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Tabular Display for Packages with < 40 square inches
 
Tabular Display for Packages with < 40 square inches
 
Vertical Display for Packages with < 40 square inches
 
Vertical Display for Packages with < 40 square inches
 
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ATTACHMENT 24
CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Dual declaration as Packaged Prepared
 
Dual declaration as Packaged Prepared
 
Dual Declaration with Footnote of Nutrients added by combination of foods
 
Dual Declaration with Footnote of Nutrients added by combination of foods
 
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ATTACHMENT 24
CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Simplified Format
 
 
Simplified Format
 
Simplified Format in Tabular Display &
Shortened Format
 
Simplified Format in Tabular Display
 
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ATTACHMENT 24
CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Full Linear Display
Simplified Linear Display
 
Shortened Linear Display
 
 
Linear Display
 
 
Bilingual Nutrition Label
 
Bilingual Nutrition Label
 
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ATTACHMENT 24
CFR REQUIRED TYPE SIZE
 
Format for foods for children less than 4 years of age (Fruit Dessert)
Format for foods for children less than 4 years of age (Fruit Dessert)
 
 
Aggregate display
 
Aggregate display
 
Format for same food represented to be specifically for children less than 2 years of age (Fruit Dessert)
 
Format for same food represented to be specifically

 
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