United States Food and Drug Administration’s Total Diet Study Program



The US launched the first total diet study in 1961 and has conducted the program continuously since then. This chapter describes the evolution of the TDS methodology used in the US, with a particular emphasis on the current sampling strategy, analytical coverage, and use of the TDS results in estimating dietary exposures.


Dietary Exposure Market Basket Total Diet Study Food List National Food Consumption Survey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationCollege ParkUSA

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