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1 the providing of information on a drug, food, device, or cosmetic to the purchaser or user. The information may be in any one of various forms, including printing on a carton, adhesive label, package insert, and monograph. Regulations for labeling are provided by the Food and Drug Administration. The label must contain directions for use, unless such directions are exempted by regulation, as well as warnings or contraindications. It must not contain false or misleading information.
2 the assignment of a word or term to a form of behavior.
3 the act of classifying a patient according to a diagnostic category. Labeling can be misleading because not all patients conform to defined characteristics of standard diagnostic categories. Also spelled labelling.


Clinical pharmacology The affixing or attaching of labels and other written, printed or graphic matter on an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying such article


to attach a label.

pulse-chase labeling
a method for following metabolic processes using radioisotopes. Typically a labeled precursor substance is present for a brief period (pulse) followed by a period in which it is present only in an unlabeled form (chase).

Patient discussion about labeling

Q. Provide me some examples of food labels and nutrition calculations. Hello, Can any one provide me some examples of food labels and nutrition calculations?

A. I have given some 5 basic questions and answers which are related to food labels and nutrition calculations. Hope you will find it useful:

1. How many calories would you consume if you ate the entire bag?
90 calories x 4 servings = 360 calories

2. What is the total amount of calories that come from fat in the entire bag?
30 calories from fat x 4 servings = 120 calories

3. What is the percentage of calories that come from fat in the entire bag?
120 calories from fat ÷ 360 calories = 33%

4. How many calories per serving come from carbohydrates?
13 g Carbohydrates x 4 calories = 52 calories

5. How many calories per serving come from protein?
3 g Protein x 4 calories = 12 calories

Hope you find is useful.

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In NCBA's opinion, mandatory origin labeling is not a food safety issue since imports are only accepted from countries that meet or exceed U.
Any mandatory labeling effort, however, will involve complexity and detail.
We had a number of products coming up for redesign and we chose in-mold labeling to improve the efficiency and aesthetics of the packaging," Filiberti says.
No one wants a bottle with labeling that is placed incorrectly or with bubbling and puckering.