Reading Food labels

21/04/2016 08:40

How many consumers read labels on the food products they buy? Perhaps, not all consumers do that. Simply, because people are so used to knowing a product by its name or brand that they hardly see the need to know more about the product such as its nutritional facts, when it was manufactured and where it comes from.

Food labeling is one of the crucial factors to maintain food safety. Food labeling is used to inform consumers of the properties of pre-packaged food. Consumers, therefore, should make efforts to read and understand the information provided on the packages of the food products. Reading these labels will help consumers make healthier food choices.

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