USDA Announces New Open Data Partnership for Public Health

USDA launched the Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource containing nutrition details on more than 80,000 name brand prepared and packaged foods available at restaurants and grocery stores. As information is added in the coming months, it is expected the new database will include up to 500,000 products with an expanded level of detail including serving size, servings per package and nutrients shown on the Nutrition Facts Panel or the Expanded Nutrition Facts Panel, plus weights and measures, ingredient list and sub-list, and a date stamp associated with current formulation of the product.
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