Evaluation of Present Food Labeling System and Creating Awareness among Population Groups


Affiliations

  • Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Coimbatore, 641043, India

Abstract

Food is any substance or material eaten to provide nutritional support to the body or for pleasure. Governments worldwide regulate foods with two general objectives; to ensure safety and wholesomeness of the food supply to prevent economic fraud or deception These objectives encompass safety, purity, wholesomeness and value. Recently one more objective to inform consumers about the nutritional contents of foods has been added.

Subject Discipline

Food Science and Technology

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