PACKAGING SUPPLIERS WIN LABELING DELAY

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Suppliers of the nation's food and beverage packaging have scored separate victories against the Food and Drug Administration in their lobbying to use inventory not emblazoned with the new federally mandated nutrition label.Officials of the can industry brought their case to a federal court, while the paper packaging industry went through Capitol Hill. At issue: Should companies

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Suppliers of the nation's food and beverage packaging have scored separate victories against the Food and Drug Administration in their lobbying to use inventory not emblazoned with the new federally mandated nutrition label.

Officials of the can industry brought their case to a federal court, while the paper packaging industry went through Capitol Hill. At issue: Should companies be able to use packaging produced before the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act went

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