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Chicken that has been chilled to above 26 degrees Fahrenheit would be labeled as "fresh" under a plan approved last week by the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee. The compromise, negotiated by the California Poultry Industry Federation and the National Broiler Council, would eliminate the labels "hard-chilled" or "previously hard-chilled" for products 26 degrees and below, and use of

Chicken that has been chilled to above 26 degrees Fahrenheit would be labeled as "fresh" under a plan approved last week by the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee. The compromise, negotiated by the California Poultry Industry Federation and the National Broiler Council, would eliminate the labels "hard-chilled" or "previously hard-chilled" for products 26 degrees and below, and use of the "fresh" label for this category of product would be prohibited.

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