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General Labeling Considerations
- Commercial Item Descriptions, Ag Marketing Service (AMS), USDA - This site contains descriptions used to determine food products.
- COOL Grocery Labeling, AMS, USDA, YouTube, 2010.
- Establishment Labeling Responsibilities, FSIS, USDA - Meat, poultry and egg product establishments are responsible for accurately labeling their product for human consumption. All labels must be approved by FSIS.
- Food Labeling, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2011 - FDA's efforts to identify false or potentially misleading qualified health claims on foods "are hampered by the lack of access to the evidence that a company relies on to make such a claim," according to a report from the GAO. While FDA may ask a company to provide scientific evidence to support such a claim, it does not have the legal authority to compel the company to do so.
- Food Labeling Guide, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - FDA has set minimum type sizes of 6 and 8 points for various label copy. There are minimum spacing requirements between lines of copy.
- Food Labeling Policies, FSIS, USDA.
- Food Labeling Procedures, FSIS, USDA.
- Food Product Labeling Basics, Oklahoma State University.
- Trans Fats, Health and Nutritional Labeling of Foods, Oklahoma State University.
Links checked May 2015.