Food Label Consultants LLC was founded by Steve Zoller, a food industry veteran with over 3 decades of experience working primarily in the natural, organic, and specialty foods markets.
He has wide experience in compliance issues with FDA labeling, USDA Certified Organic, and state and local environmental regulations as they apply to food operations.
His work on label compliance covers a range of both domestic and imported products. His clients include companies from Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Korea, China, New Zealand, Ecuador, and Brazil.
A typical label review will include:
>Statement of Identity (Product Name)
>Net Contents (Net Weight) - Minimum type size varies with container size
>Nutrient claims such as "Sugar Free", "Low Fat", , and "Reduced Calorie" are only allowed under certain circumstances.
>Nutrition Facts Panels vary in their mandatory size, information, and orientation requirements based on package size and number of nutrients present. On smaller labels, compliance can be very challenging.
>Ingredients Statements must including proper descriptions and spellings for US market
>Allergens must be properly declared in addition to the ingredients statement.
>Organic Products must be certified and have proper documentation
>Label Layout is prescribed in the Code of Federal Regulations
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