GROUP SEEKS CHANGE IN GROUND BEEF LABELING

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A nutrition watchdog group has asked the United States Department of Agriculture to require retailers to label ground beef under the same federal nutrition regulations that govern most other food.The Center for Science in the Public Interest here is protesting the continued use of the old USDA definitions under which ground beef can be labeled as being "lean." All other meat is

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A nutrition watchdog group has asked the United States Department of Agriculture to require retailers to label ground beef under the same federal nutrition regulations that govern most other food.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest here is protesting the continued use of the old USDA definitions under which ground beef can be labeled as being "lean." All other meat is required by the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act to follow certain percentage fat l

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