Understanding Food Labels

Food labels can be confusing, especially when special diets and food allergies come into play. This handy quick guide includes the essentials to understanding food labels for dairy-free diets.

Click on any of the links or images below to get information on understanding food allergen labeling (including how to spot milk when it isn’t clearly noted), foods and all types of other products where dairy may hide (yes, even in paint and school supplies!), why non-dairy does not always mean dairy-free, and what those kosher symbols mean (and why the “D” can be misleading). And don’t forget to print out our EPIC dairy ingredient list. It’s the most used dairy-free resource online!