BEHIND THE MAY 8=BALL?

Ready or not, here comes nutritional labeling. As of May 8, most food products regulated by the Food & Drug Administration will be required to carry the new labeling information and format mandated by the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990. Meat and poultry products, regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, must follow by July 6, 1994. But a scant

Ready or not, here comes nutritional labeling. As of May 8, most food products regulated by the Food & Drug Administration will be required to carry the new labeling information and format mandated by the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990. Meat and poultry products, regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, must follow by July 6, 1994. But a scant month before the May 8 deadline, a casual survey of grocery store shelves showed that pa

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