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Submissions: Redesign the Food Label

Would you pay more attention to what you're eating if food labels looked like this? 62 incredible options to choose from!

Food labels are on just about every packaged food you can find. But it's OK if you rarely notice them. Today's food labels fail to present a food's nutritional value in clear, consistent terms that all consumers can understand. Given the importance of food choices in our lives, better labeling could go a long way in addressing some of our most critical health issues.

The Food and Drug Administration is just getting started on the process of considering a new food label to stamp on our grub. Back in May, we got a head start: We asked you to redesign the nutrition label with the help of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism’s News21 reporting fellows.

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Project: Redesign the Food Label GOOD and News21 Present a Project to Redesign the Food Label

We all read food labels, but we're not always sure what they mean or how to use them. We want to change that and we want your help.

We all read food labels, but we're not always sure what they mean or how to use them.

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