Welcome To Food Label Nutrition by Shari Portnoy

Accurate food labeling information can assist consumers in making healthy nutritional choices. According to the FDA, To help minimize legal action and delays, it is recommended that manufacturers and importers become fully informed about the laws and regulations before offering foods for distribution.

FDA recommends that manufacturers and distributors of food products that include Front of Packages labeling ensure that the label statements are consistent in accordance with Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) .

It is important to note that nutrition-related Front of Package and shelf labeling, is subject to the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that prohibit false or misleading claims and restrict nutrient content claims to those defined in FDA regulations.

Current and past Clients/Projects

  • Juice Generation - with 13 locations and growing, Juice Generation has been featured in the NY Post and NY Magazine as the place for celebrities. CBS news called it one of the top 5 juice bars.
    In addition, Juice Generation is now involved with Wellness in the Schools (WITS) is a non-profit, community based organization founded in 2005 in order to improve the environment, nutrition, and fitness in NYC public schools. An innovative concept and healthy to the core.

  • American Rice Federation

  • National Honey Board

  • Maoz Vegetarian - A chain in 5 countries, it is the perfect combination of nutriious and delicious. Time Out magazine says about Maoz, "And what a feast for the eyes the salad bar is."

Passion for the science of nutrition is more than just a helpful skill. To ensure legally accurate FDA information on your labels, as well as in your health benefit claims, this knowledge is a necessity. With our help, you can be sure that your products will be correctly labeled for consumers. It's not just a good idea; it's essential.

Shari Portnoy, MPH, RD, CFT