Policy Research for Front of Package Nutrition Labeling: Developing and Testing a Summary System Algorithm. 1.2 Report Organization

05/01/2011

This report reviews nutrient criteria and validation of FOP systems and describes the development and testing of FOP algorithms.

  • Section 2 presents a description of summary FOP or shelf systems based on available information in the scientific literature and on Internet Web pages associated with the systems.
  • Section 3 describes the options for algorithm development and testing proposed by RTI and agreed upon by ASPE/FDA.
  • Section 4 describes the methodology, results, and discussion on the development and testing of the algorithm.
  • Section 5 provides conclusions, limitations, and knowledge gaps.
  • Appendices include additional details on existing summary FOP systems and the methodology and results of algorithm development and testing.