LABEL LAW STILL RAISES QUESTIONS

ST. LOUIS -- Dazed and confused.That's been the apparent state of retailers and regulators concerning the new federal mandates for nutrition labeling for items in the in-store bakery and deli.While there's no question that most food products packaged by manufacturers must bear labels under the 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act, it is still not crystal clear which items sold from bakeries and

ST. LOUIS -- Dazed and confused.

That's been the apparent state of retailers and regulators concerning the new federal mandates for nutrition labeling for items in the in-store bakery and deli.

While there's no question that most food products packaged by manufacturers must bear labels under the 1990 Nutrition Labeling and Education Act, it is still not crystal clear which items sold from bakeries and delis with service counters must bear the prescribed labels.

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