FDA Compliant Food Marketing Claims Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is true with respect to nutrient content claims? (select the right options)
    • A. 

      Must have an established Daily Value

    • B. 

      Antioxidant activity does not need scientific validation

    • C. 

      If specified levels of fat, saturated fat, cholesterol or sodium are exceeded, may need disclosure statement

    • D. 

      Must be authorized by regulation or notification to FDA based on a published authoritative statement (of a scientific body of the U.S. government or the National Academy of Sciences)

  • 2. 
    “High” or “good source” claims can be made for nutrients that do not have an established Daily Value.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A “Calcium builds healthy bones” statement on a dairy product is considered a:
    • A. 

      Health Claim

    • B. 

      Structure/Function Claim

    • C. 

      Dietary Guidance Statement

    • D. 

      Nutrient Content Claim

  • 4. 
    “Drinking green tea everyday helps reduce the risk of cancer” is a:
    • A. 

      Health Claim

    • B. 

      Structure/Function Claim

    • C. 

      Dietary Guidance Statement

    • D. 

      Nutrient Content Claim

  • 5. 
    Health claims require Significant Scientific Agreement (SSA) based on the totality of publicly available scientific evidence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A claim on a fruit and yoghurt smoothie bottle states that drinking the smoothie daily will “strengthen bones and aid in weight loss”. The manufacturer says as calcium is proven to strengthen bones and eating more fruit can help in maintaining a healthy diet, his claim is not a violation of FDA regulations. Is he right?
    • A. 

      Yes, since the nutrients in the product do help in strengthening bones and aiding in weight loss

    • B. 

      No, since he doesn’t provide any scientific data that drinking the smoothie will strengthen bones and aid weight loss

  • 7. 
    If a strawberry ice cream is being marketed as “Light”, what is the reference food a manufacturer can use when making this claim?
    • A. 

      Other ice creams

    • B. 

      Other strawberry ice creams

    • C. 

      Any type of chocolate bar/candy

    • D. 

      Any type of frozen dessert

  • 8. 
    Which of the following claims is in compliance with current FDA regulations governing nutrients without Daily Values?
    • A. 

      Contains 1 gram of Omega-3 Fatty Acids per serving

    • B. 

      Contains Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  • 9. 
    A claim on a breakfast cereal package states that regularly eating the cereal for breakfast not only boosted the consumer’s immunity but helped reduce the risk of heart disease. Should the manufacturer get pre-approval from the FDA before making such claims?
    • A. 

      Yes, since it’s a disease claim

    • B. 

      No – since it doesn’t claim to prevent heart disease, just reduce the risk of getting it

  • 10. 
    The statement “Spinach is good for your health” on a food product containing spinach would be considered a:
    • A. 

      Health Claim

    • B. 

      Structure/Function Claim

    • C. 

      Dietary Guidance Statement

    • D. 

      Nutrient Content Claim

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