FROZEN PRODUCE LABEL DEADLINE EXTENDED

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Customs Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have agreed to suspend compliance for country-of-origin markings on packages of frozen produce containing imported product until Jan. 1, 1995.The scheduled compliance date was May 8, 1994, but the frozen food industry had filed suit, challenging the Customs ruling on the labeling change because the agency did not seek public

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Customs Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have agreed to suspend compliance for country-of-origin markings on packages of frozen produce containing imported product until Jan. 1, 1995.

The scheduled compliance date was May 8, 1994, but the frozen food industry had filed suit, challenging the Customs ruling on the labeling change because the agency did not seek public comment on the measure. The suit was filed jointly by the American Frozen Food Ins

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