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Release 27

This release of the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference has been superseded. The current release is SR28.  Access to Release 27 of the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference is provided here for those users who may wish to use it for historical reasons.

The suggested citation for this database is:

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2014. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 27. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page, /ba/bhnrc/ndl

Full version

Since the release of SR27 in August 2014, we have identified a number of foods and nutrient values which were either in need of updating or not calculated properly.

A file containing the update files ( is available for the ASCII version of the database.  It contains:  CHG_FOOD.txt, ADD_NUTR.txt, CHG_NUTR.txt, DEL_NUTR.txt, and CHG_ABBR.txt.

Users who have updated or plan to import the database into their applications will need use this update file to update the appropriate files.  The changes included in the May 2015 update for SR27 will be included in the update files disseminated with SR28.