21 CFR Part 101

 

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21 CFR PART 101

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Part 101 Food Labeling

TITLE 21–FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I–FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER B–FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION

Subpart A–General Provisions
§ 101.1 – Principal display panel of package form food.
§ 101.2 – Information panel of package form food.
§ 101.3 – Identity labeling of food in packaged form.
§ 101.4 – Food; designation of ingredients.
§ 101.5 – Food; name and place of business of manufacturer, packer, or distributor.
§ 101.7 – Declaration of net quantity of contents.
§ 101.8 – Vending machines.
§ 101.9 – Nutrition labeling of food.
§ 101.10 – Nutrition labeling of restaurant foods whose labels or labeling bear nutrient content claims or health claims.
§ 101.11 – Nutrition labeling of standard menu items in covered establishments.
§ 101.12 – Reference amounts customarily consumed per eating occasion.
§ 101.13 – Nutrient content claims–general principles.
§ 101.14 – Health claims: general requirements.
§ 101.15 – Food; prominence of required statements.
§ 101.17 – Food labeling warning, notice, and safe handling statements.
§ 101.18 – Misbranding of food.

Subpart B–Specific Food Labeling Requirements
§ 101.22 – Foods; labeling of spices, flavorings, colorings and chemical preservatives.
§ 101.30 – Percentage juice declaration for foods purporting to be beverages that contain fruit or vegetable juice.

Subpart C–Specific Nutrition Labeling Requirements and Guidelines
§ 101.36 – Nutrition labeling of dietary supplements.
§ 101.42 – Nutrition labeling of raw fruit, vegetables, and fish.
§ 101.43 – Substantial compliance of food retailers with the guidelines for the voluntary nutrition labeling of raw fruit, vegetables, and fish.
§ 101.44 – What are the 20 most frequently consumed raw fruits, vegetables, and fish in the United States?
§ 101.45 – Guidelines for the voluntary nutrition labeling of raw fruits, vegetables, and fish.

Subpart D–Specific Requirements for Nutrient Content Claims
§ 101.54 – Nutrient content claims for “good source,” “high,” “more,” and “high potency.”
§ 101.56 – Nutrient content claims for “light” or “lite.”
§ 101.60 – Nutrient content claims for the calorie content of foods.
§ 101.61 – Nutrient content claims for the sodium content of foods.
§ 101.62 – Nutrient content claims for fat, fatty acid, and cholesterol content of foods.
§ 101.65 – Implied nutrient content claims and related label statements.
§ 101.67 – Use of nutrient content claims for butter.
§ 101.69 – Petitions for nutrient content claims.

Subpart E–Specific Requirements for Health Claims
§ 101.70 – Petitions for health claims.
§ 101.71 – Health claims: claims not authorized.
§ 101.72 – Health claims: calcium, vitamin D, and osteoporosis.
§ 101.73 – Health claims: dietary lipids and cancer.
§ 101.74 – Health claims: sodium and hypertension.
§ 101.75 – Health claims: dietary saturated fat and cholesterol and risk of coronary heart disease.
§ 101.76 – Health claims: fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables and cancer.
§ 101.77 – Health claims: fruits, vegetables, and grain products that contain fiber, particularly soluble fiber, and risk of coronary heart disease.
§ 101.78 – Health claims: fruits and vegetables and cancer.
§ 101.79 – Health claims: Folate and neural tube defects.
§ 101.80 – Health claims: dietary noncariogenic carbohydrate sweeteners and dental caries.
§ 101.81 – Health claims: Soluble fiber from certain foods and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).
§ 101.82 – Health claims: Soy protein and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).
§ 101.83 – Health claims: plant sterol/stanol esters and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).

Subpart F–Specific Requirements for Descriptive Claims That Are Neither Nutrient Content Claims nor Health Claims
§ 101.91 – Gluten-free labeling of food.
§ 101.93 – Certain types of statements for dietary supplements.
§ 101.95 – “Fresh,” “freshly frozen,” “fresh frozen,” “frozen fresh.”

Subpart G–Exemptions From Food Labeling Requirements
§ 101.100 – Food; exemptions from labeling.
§ 101.108 – Temporary exemptions for purposes of conducting authorized food labeling experiments.

Appendix A to Part 101–Monier-Williams Procedure (With Modifications) for Sulfites in Food, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration (November 1985)
Appendix B to Part 101–Graphic Enhancements Used by the FDA

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