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    The US Regulatory Environment for Promoting Nutritional and Healthful Aspects of Food

    This article presents FDA's regulatory framework for food for human consumption and how the various legislation regarding information about nutritional content and health-related aspects of food should be presented on food labels. Regulatory Categories Food and Drugs Products marketed in the US, other than tobacco products and alcoholic beverages, and intended for ingestion, are regulated either as foods or drugs. This regulatory scheme has been in place since the pa...