Choose a packaged food product in your pantry or in a store with an ingredients label and a health claim

| March 14, 2016

Question
Eating for Good Health
Choose a packaged food product in your pantry or in a store with an ingredients label
and a health claim (Use pgs. 280-285 as a reference for Health Claims with and without
legally-defined terms)”. Snap a photo of the Nutrition Facts and Ingredients and any health
claims it advertises and insert to this document. Use the information package to answer
the following questions about food ingredients and food labels.
1. What is the name of the product?

2. List all of the ingredients that are additives identified in Chapter 9 (Duyuff). What
purpose do these additives serve? (i.e. Are these added for preservation,
nutritional/flavor enhancement, etc.?)
3. What health claim is used on this packaging? Is this an FDA approved health claim?

4. Are any of the ingredients in this item surprising? Do you feel that any health claims that
this product makes is misleading? Why or why not? Explain your answer.

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