INDUSTRY HITS USDA ON NEW LABELING PLAN

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The retail and wholesale supermarket industries say the Agriculture Department, in its second try at proposing a safe-handling and cooking label for meat, still has fallen short of the mark.In comments filed with the agency's Food Safety and Inspection Service, industry officials, once again, expressed concern with the cost and time requirements of complying with the labeling proposal.Several

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The retail and wholesale supermarket industries say the Agriculture Department, in its second try at proposing a safe-handling and cooking label for meat, still has fallen short of the mark.

In comments filed with the agency's Food Safety and Inspection Service, industry officials, once again, expressed concern with the cost and time requirements of complying with the labeling proposal.

Several officials also complained that the label's placement on nongrou

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