Nutrition Facts Evaluation

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Nutrition Facts Evaluation Inquiry

Nutrition facts is designed to guide and standardize the food and beverage market, guide consumers to choose food reasonably, promote dietary nutrition balance, and protect consumers’ right to know and physical health. The nutrients that can be indicated on the facts include energy, carbohydrates, water and dietary fiber, etc., Claims of nutrient function must have a recognized scientific basis and be reflected in the nutrient reference value.

Nutrition facts evaluation

Lifeasible specializes in launching food nutrition facts testing services for food and beverage manufacturers and other customers in need. Our nutrition facts testing services meet the standards specified by the Food and Drug Administration. Nutrition facts testing services include Calories, Total Carbohydrate, Protein, Total 17 projects including Fat, the specific contents are as follows:

Nutrition facts testing services
Lab testing [1] [2]
Calories 21 CFR 101.9 [3]
Total Carbohydrate 21 CFR 101.9 [4]
Protein AOAC 991.20 Nitrogen (Total) in Milk Kjeldahl Methods
AOAC 930.29 Protein in Dried Milk Kjeldahl Methods
AOAC 979.09 Protein in Grains
AOAC 984.13 Protein (Crude) in Animal Feed and Pet Food-Copper Catalyst Kjeldahl Method
AOAC 2001.11 Protein (Crude) in Animal Feed, Forage (plant tissue), Grain, and Oilseeds
ISO 5983-1:2005 Animal feeding stuffs – Determination of nitrogen content and calculation of crude protein content – Part 1: Kjeldahl method
Commission Regulation (EC) No 152/2009 of 27 January 2009 laying down the methods of sampling and analysis for the official control of feed ANNEX III C
Total Fat AOAC 996.06 Fat (Total, Saturated, and Unsaturated) in foods
Saturated Fat AOAC 996.06
Trans Fat AOAC 996.06
Cholesterol AOAC 994.10 Cholesterol in foods, direct saponification-gas chromatographic method (LOQ=1 mg/100 g)
Total Sugars AOAC 982.14 Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose and Maltose in presweetened cereals (HPLC-ELSD) (LOQ=0.4 g/100 g)
AOAC 980.13 Fructose, Glucose, Lactose, Maltose, and Sucrose in milk chocolate (LOQ=0.4 g/100g)
Dietary Fiber AOAC 991.43 Total, Soluble, and Insoluble Dietary Fiber in Foods Enzymatic-Gravimetric Method, MES-TRIS Buffer
AOAC 985.29 Total Dietary Fiber in Foods Enzymatic–Gravimetric Method
AOAC 993.21 Total dietary fiber in foods and food products with ≤2% Starch non-enzymatic-gravimetric method
Vitamin D BS EN 12821:2009 Foodstuffs Determination of vitamin D by high performance liquid chromatography Measurement of cholecalciferol (D3) or ergocalciferol (D2)
Minerals AOAC 984.27 Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, and Zinc in infant formula, ICP method
Sodium AOAC 984.27 (ICP method)
Calcium AOAC 984.27 (ICP method)
Iron AOAC 984.27 (ICP method)
Moisture AOAC 920.36 Moisture in animal feed
AOAC 925.10 Solids (Total) and Moisture in Flour
AOAC 925.19 Moisture in Tea
AOAC 927.05 Moisture in Dried Milk
AOAC 930.04 Moisture in plants
AOAC 934.06 Moisture in Dried Fruits
AOAC 934.01 Loss on Drying (Moisture) at 95-100°C for Feeds/Dry Matter on Oven Drying at 95-100°C for Feeds
AOAC 950.46 Moisture in Meat
AOAC 935.29 Moisture in Malt
AOAC 925.40 Moisture in nuts and nut products
AOAC 925.45B Moisture in Sugars
Ash AOAC 923.03 Ash of flour
AOAC 930.30 Ash of dried milk
AOAC 920.153 Ash of meat
AOAC 900.02 Ash of sugars and syrups
AOAC 930.05 Ash of Plants
AOAC 942.05 Ash of animal feed
AOAC 941.12 Ash of spices gravimetric methods
Added Sugars (Provided by the customer)
[1] The choice of items are based on specific products.
[2] Please advise the unit in tests, such as “g” or “mL”.
[3] Calories = protein × 4+carbohydrate × 4 + total fat × 9
[4] Carbohydrate = 100% – protein% – total fat% – water% – ash%

Sample requirements:

The minimum sample requirement is 750g, and the service period is about 2-3 weeks.

Lifeasible has been deeply involved in the field of food testing for many years and has accumulated a wealth of industry experience. The food nutrition facts testing services we provide can fully meet the needs of customers and provide customers with reliable results.

Our products/services are For Research Use Only. Not For Clinical Use!