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Legal packaging for foods and supplements

Supplement and food brands must ensure their packages contain required disclosures and legal claims while truthfully representing product amounts.

Per federal labeling laws, the nutrition label for a dietary supplement is called a "supplement facts" panel. Federal laws require that the names and quantities of dietary ingredients including the product, the “serving size” and the “servings per container” be present in this panel.

Federal laws further mandate that the supplement fact panel must be enclosed in a box by using hairlines unless a special exception applies. The title, “Supplement Facts,” must be larger than all other print in the panel and, unless impractical, must be set to the full width of the panel. The title and all headings must be bolded to distinguish them from other information.

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