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FDA Food Labeling Guide Made Easy

Guest Blog Post by Jenn David Connolly
Founder & Creative Director of Jenn David Design


Believe it or not, many of the packaged food products in the retail marketplace don’t conform to the FDA Food Labeling Guide requirements. It’s not surprising, seeing as the guide is lengthy, confusing and complex. The FDA can’t check every package to ensure compliance, however if an error is discovered, it does need to be fixed. The requirements are vast and detailed, down to specific type sizes, name of product, placement of information and much more.

With over a decade of experience in food packaging design, we reference the FDA Food Labeling Guide often and have condensed the basic requirements into this easy, simplified reference checklist. You can read it in full here.

Jenn David Connolly was named a Person to Watch by GDUSA magazine. Jenn David Design works with growing gourmet food and specialty products companies nationwide to help take brands to the next level, working in packaging, websites, collateral, and more—for seamless branding and maximum impact across all channels. 


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