Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The Food Label Detective:
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish® Crackers
in Grab & Go Containers

*FDA 21 CFR 101.9 Nutrition labeling of food. ( FDA regulation allows manufacturers to round number of servings to the nearest 0.5 serving, as long as they use the term “about”. Serving size is based on RACC = Reference Amount Customarily Consumed per Eating Occasion.

The label can be misleading, but it is within the FDA Guidelines.*
20 out of 20 consumers thought this was a Single Serving Container.

 Serving Size: 50 pieces (30g/1.1 oz)
130 calories per Servings
ABOUT 2 Servings per Container

Container Size: Net Wt. 2 oz (57g)

Actual yield = 1.9 servings
247 Calories per Container

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