help manufacturers adhere to U.S. food labeling
laws, NIST produces SRMs such as Baby Food Composite,
with certified values for cholesterol, minerals,
vitamins, and other food components.
say you are what you eat, so it pays to know what's
in your food.
processing companies use NIST Standard Reference Materials
(SRMs) to accurately adjust the instruments used for
measuring the concentration of components like proteins,
carbohydrates, fat, and vitamins. SRMs also help manufacturers
and regulators measure toxins such as PCBs or mercury
to ensure the food supply is safe.
inside your refrigerator...