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USDA Branded Food Products Database
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The USDA Branded Food Products Database is the result of a Public-Private Partnership, whose goal is to enhance public health and the sharing of open data by complementing USDA Food Composition Databases with nutrient composition of branded foods and private label data provided by the food industry. Members of the Public-Private Partnership include:

The BFPDB includes:

All data will be archived, allowing for  dietary trends tracking. The BFPDB allows: dietitians to provide specific dietary guidance; researchers to better link dietary intakes to disease measures; and policy makers to develop guidance which promotes public health.

More information on the USDA Branded Food Products Database is available in the following document:

The data are located on a server hosted by USDA's National Agricultural Library and are processed through a cooperative agreement with the University of Maryland's Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. USDA's Nutrient Data Laboratory develops and performs quality control checks on the data.  The Branded Food Products Database can be accessed at the following web site:

Release History:

September 2016 - Initial rollout at the Global Open Data for Agricuture and Nutriton Summit with 68,000 food items

January 2017 - Over 107,000 new food items added to the Database

April 2017- Updated calculations for thiamin and riboflavin values

June 2017 - Over 30,000 new food items added to the database plus other updates