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Food Label Review Services

Testing for Quality & Safety

About food label reviews

A food label is your way of communicating important product information directly with a customer. As well as helping with branding and advertising, it provides the customer with basic product information, nutritional information and safety information. A food label review gives food manufacturers and producers confidence that the food nutritional labels are listed according to the ingredients of the product. We assess and review according to food labeling requirements, including ingredients, allergen declarations, nutrition facts, country of origin and other mandatory requirements.

Regulatory authorities have put in place food labeling regulations and requirements to protect consumers. If you fail to meet these standards or provide either misleading or false representations on any of your food labels, you may potentially leave your business reputation at risk. Conducting a thorough and accurate food label check and ensuring that your food packaging labels meet global and local regulatory standards is vitally important to your business.

Consumers rely on product labels to make informed food choices. With an incorrectly labelled product, it may cause significant health problems for a customer such as allergies. As a result, your food nutrition labeling must be highly accurate and subject to a regular food label check.

TÜV SÜD's Services

Our food label review services include:

  • Assessment of your product and review of the regulatory requirements of your existing label (e.g., product name, ingredient list, formatting, etc.)
  • Support in building new labels according to the regulation of your target markets

To reduce your risk of non-compliance, our food label advisors can review your labels against criteria including:

  • Allergen compliance
  • Descriptive claims compliance – health, nutrients
  • Identity statement – compliance to a country standard
  • Ingredient labeling
  • Label layout
  • Net quantity of content statement
  • Nutrition analysis and nutrition facts panel
  • Place and name of business
  • Deposit laws
  • Alcohol levels
  • Language compliance
  • Type size compliance
  • Country of origin

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