FOOD LABELING UNIFORMITY BILL IS LAUDED

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress' final weeks to establish national uniformity in food labeling has pleased supporters who say it will ease the burden of dealing with conflicting state requirements.Called the "National Uniformity for Food Act of 1998," the bill would amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to set national standards, labeling and notification requirements

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress' final weeks to establish national uniformity in food labeling has pleased supporters who say it will ease the burden of dealing with conflicting state requirements.

Called the "National Uniformity for Food Act of 1998," the bill would amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to set national standards, labeling and notification requirements -- all of which can be a concern to both food producers and retailers with business cr

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