What If Nutrition Facts Were Printed Directly On Food?

What If Nutrition Facts Were Printed Directly On Food?

An unconventional way to draw attention to the nutritional values by printing labels directly on products instead of on the package.

Kyana Gordon
  • 5 may 2011

Nutritional labels have long been required on the back or side of many foods from breads, to cereals, packaged goods like snacks, desserts and so on. Why not print the facts directly on the items of food themselves where they can be prominently seen? Using an Eggbot printer, Dnewman did exactly that by printing an eggshell with a nutritional information. Inking food is not a brand new concept, for instance, inspected wholesale cuts of meat are stamped by The United States Department of Agriculture with a number. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service describes the stamp:

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