+ Site Statistics

+ Search Articles

+ Subscribe to Site Feeds

Most Shared

PDF Full Text

+ PDF Full Text

Request PDF Full Text

+ Follow Us

Follow on Facebook

Follow on Twitter

Follow on Google+

Follow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

New math at FDA

Rainey, C.

Snack World 45(4): 33-35

1988

A new FDA mathematical procedure for evaluating nutritional composition of foods is described. The new system rewards manufacturers that conduct extensive testing of their product, as factors for calculating 95% prediction intervals decrease as number of analyses increase. Examples are presented showing how declared Na content of potato chips (crisps) may decrease and that of niacin increase as more analyses are performed.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service: $29.90)

Related references