K-State Extension Food Safety
Food Labeling Information

Food Label Information

shoppingMany food labels display a code date to show consumers when to best use a food or what the shelf life is for that product.  Because of the variety of code dates used, consumers are sometimes confused on how to interpret the dates.  Use these publications to help understand code dating of foods.

Country of Origin Labeling


National Organic ProgramOrganic Foods

Organic foods are gaining popularity among consumers.  They appeal to those who are looking for a healthy diet and lifestyle.  Are organic foods safer than traditionally grown foods?  Here's some information to help sort out this question.