Food Intakes Converted to Retail Commodities Databases (FICRCD)
Foods consumed in intake surveys at the commodity level data
PUBLISHED ON Aug 2011
LAST UPDATED Jun 2013
ACCESS TYPEOpen
Metadata Updated: April 24, 2018

Food Intakes Converted to Retail Commodities Databases (FICRCD) provide data for foods consumed in the national dietary intake surveys at the retail commodity level. The survey foods are converted into 65 retail-level commodities. The commodities are grouped into eight major categories: Dairy Products; Fats and Oils; Fruits; Grains; Meat, Poultry, Fish and Eggs; Nuts; Caloric Sweeteners; and Vegetables, Dry Beans and Legumes. The Food Intakes Converted to Retail Commodities Databases were jointly developed by USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Economic Research Service (ERS) for the following six surveys: Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals 1994-1996 and 1998. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000. What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2002. What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006. What We Eat in America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2008.