What is food labeling?
(02.21.2008)

Food labeling refers to all the tags, plaques, characters, pictures and symbols that are on or attached to the food packing container. The basic purposes of the label are to list the: food name, ingredients, net weight and solid substance weight, factory name, batch number, date mark, etc. It is a description of the food regarding its quality characteristics, safety characteristics, and eating or drinking instructions.