Identify the agencies and laws that regulate foods and labeling. Describe the function of a quality assurance department. Name two general categories of food exempt from food labels. List six components found on the nutritional panel. Identify when these words can be used: free, low, high, less, light, and more. List two health claim relationships that can be listed on a food package. Coliform is defined as a type of bacteria that lives in the intestines. Coliform bacteria are a commonly used indicator of sanitary quality of foods and water. Protein hydrolysate has special application in sports medicine because its consumption allows amino acids to be absorbed by the body more rapidly than intact proteins, thus maximizing nutrient delivery to muscle tissues. Agencies and laws that regulate foods and labeling: the food and drug administration (fda), and legislative acts the united states department of agriculture (usda) regulate foods and labelling. The food safety and inspection service (fsis) of the usda.