MEAT LABELING PASSES FIRST USDA TEST

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarkets have passed the first test of whether they're adequately complying with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's nutrition and safe handling labeling requirements for raw meat and poultry, according to a USDA report on industry compliance.60%, USDA would be required to make the program mandatory. In order to be in compliance, a store must meet the labeling standards for

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Supermarkets have passed the first test of whether they're adequately complying with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's nutrition and safe handling labeling requirements for raw meat and poultry, according to a USDA report on industry compliance.

60%, USDA would be required to make the program mandatory. In order to be in compliance, a store must meet the labeling standards for at least 90% of the time.

For safe handling labels, 92.2% of the 2,000 stores

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