The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog

The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog


Posted on
September 14, 2020 by
The VRG Blog Editor

Explore
the updated food label online. The online tool provides an overview of the
label and each of its elements. See: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/InteractiveNutritionFactsLabel/factsheets.cfm

Here’s a helpful tip about the ingredient list on the package: Ingredients are listed in descending order by weight, so the ingredient that weighs the most in the product is listed first, and the ingredient that weighs the least is listed last.

You may also be interested in this ingredient guide concerning whether items are vegetarian or not: https://www.vrg.org/ingredients/index.php

The contents of this posting, our website, and our other publications, including Vegetarian Journal, are not intended to provide personal medical advice. Medical advice should be obtained from a qualified health professional. We often depend on product and ingredient information from company statements. It is impossible to be 100% sure about a statement, info can change, people have different views, and mistakes can be made. Please use your best judgment about whether a product is suitable for you. To be sure, do further research or confirmation on your own.

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