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13 Aug 2018

Chapter 12 Human Nutrtion Assignment: Label Analysis—Food Safety and Technology

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2.5 oz. (71g)

About 1 cup prepared

Servings Per Container about 2.5

Amount Per Serving

Mix

As prepared

Calories

270

280

Calories from Fat

30

35

% Daily Value**

Total Fat 3.5g*

5%

6%

Saturated Fat 2g

10%

10%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 10mg

3%

3%

Sodium 570mg

24%

24%

Total Carbohydrate 47g

16%

16%

Dietary Fiber 2g

8%

8%

Sugars 5g

Protein 10g

11%

13%

Vitamin A

2%

2%

Vitamin C

0%

0%

Calcium

10%

15%

Iron

4%

4%

Thiamin (Vit. B1)

10%

10%

Folic Acid

10%

10%

* Amount in mix. Prepared with 1/4 cup lowfat milk adds 10 calories (5 fat cal.), 0.5g total fat, 10mg sodium, 1g total carb. (1g sugars), 1g protein.

**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Best Ingredients:

Organic semolina pasta shells from durum wheat, organic cheddar cheese (organic cultured pasteurized milk, salt, non-animal enzymes), organic whey, salt, natural sodium phosphate, annatto extract for natural color.

Contains milk and wheat ingredients.

Made on shared equipment that also processed eggs and soy.


1. What is meant by the term USDA organic?

2. a. Are there any non-organic ingredients listed?

b. How can you tell that the other ingredients are organic?

3. How would you prepare this product to maintain its organic claims?

4. a. Are there any natural preservatives in this product?

b. What is the function of the preservative listed?

5. a. What warning about this product is listed near the ingredients?

b. Why are these warnings significant in terms of food safety?

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