FDA ISSUES EXTENSION ON WAX LABELING RULES

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a three-month extension on the enforcement of wax labeling regulations originally set to go into effect May 8.The extension gives produce suppliers more time to use up existing supplies of packaging materials that would not be in compliance with the new law for fresh produce treated with waxes or resins. It gives retailers more time to

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a three-month extension on the enforcement of wax labeling regulations originally set to go into effect May 8.

The extension gives produce suppliers more time to use up existing supplies of packaging materials that would not be in compliance with the new law for fresh produce treated with waxes or resins. It gives retailers more time to post signs on bulk displays of treated produce.

FDA issued the extension to coi

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