Regulations on Prepackaged Food Products Exempted from the Nutrition Labeling
1. This regulation is established under the provisions of Article 23 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation.
2. Nutrition labeling is not required for the following categories of prepackaged products without nutrition claims:
(1) Drinking water, mineral water, and ice.
(2) Fresh, refrigerated, and frozen fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, eggs, liquid eggs and seafood that do not contain other ingredients.
(3) Tea leaves, coffee, dried beans, wheats, and other herbs and flower, fruits, and seeds, used for brewing that do not contain other ingredients or food additives.
(4) Spices and stewed spice packages used for flavoring.
(5) Salt and salt substitutes.
(6) The calories and nutrient contents in nutrition labeling of other foods may be labed as "0" if they meet the criteria of the “Regulations on Nutrition Labeling for Prepackaged Food Products ".
If a nutrition labeling is voluntarily used in above categories of products, it shall be handled in accordance with the provisions of Article 22 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation.
3. Prepackaged foods and food raw materials are not for sell to consumers are exempt from nutrition labeling.