List of food labeling regulations

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The packaging and labeling of food is subject to regulation in most regions/jurisdictions, both to prevent false advertising and to promote food safety.

Regulations by type[edit]

Multi-faceted[edit]

Ingredients and basic nutrition[edit]

Veracity[edit]

Food-handling materials[edit]

The wine glass and fork food safe symbol.

Specific foods[edit]

Vegan[edit]

Vegetarian[edit]

Farming practices[edit]

Religious certifications[edit]

Controversies[edit]

Named geographic origin[edit]

Genetic and commercial origin[edit]

Preparation at site of consumption[edit]

  • Shake well

Pricing[edit]

Safety information[edit]

By region[edit]

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

Thailand[edit]

  • Phuket: "Yellow flag" for vegetarian food during ‘ngan kin jeh’ vegetarian festival

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

United States[edit]

Europe[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Oceania[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Certifying organization information". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "PETA-Approved Vegan". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Vegan Trademark "sunflower" trademark by Vegan Society". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Vegetarian Label by EVU". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Swissveg V-Label". Retrieved 29 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "India's Vegetarian Mark". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "Vegetarian Society Approved Website". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  8. ^ "VegSoc Approved". Retrieved 29 September 2015.