DEADLINE IS NEARING FOR 'HEALTHY' PRODUCTS

WASHINGTON -- Makers of food products that carry the descriptor "healthy" on the label have less than one year left to comply with regulations on how they may characterize the contents.By the end of 1995, unless the products meet certain criteria set by the Food and Drug Administration, and the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this term will no longer be allowed

WASHINGTON -- Makers of food products that carry the descriptor "healthy" on the label have less than one year left to comply with regulations on how they may characterize the contents.

By the end of 1995, unless the products meet certain criteria set by the Food and Drug Administration, and the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this term will no longer be allowed to describe the products.

The rules became effective as of May 1994 for an

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