US Labeling History

Events

Surgeon General's Report on Nutrition Health: leading the FDA to start developing a new food label

1988

Congress endorsed the Nutrition Labelling and Act

1990

A well-regulated label design was created as a result of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act

1993

Coast-to-Coast multi-lingual education campaign sent the FDA's message into nearly every household

1994

Congress passed the Food Allergy Labeling and Consumer Protection Act

2004

The FDA began to implement the largest amendments to the regulation implemented in 1933

2016