Burkey Belser – designer of US- nutrition label – dies at 76

The label was introduced in 1994 in the USA and revised in 2016.

Burkey Belser designed the USA-nutrition label in 1994. It was updated in 2016.

Similar to many other iconic information design objects, Burkey Belser was never paid. The importance of these nutrition facts labels cannot be underestimated.

Obituaries appeared in the Washington Post and Davidson College on September 25. An interview was published in March 2014.