TWO GROUPS PETITION FDA FOR RENAME OF MILK TYPES

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- In an unusual coupling, the Milk Industry Foundation has joined with the Center for Science in the Public Interest to ask the Food and Drug Administration to rename two milk products in light of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act.he FDA to allow skim milk to be called "fat-free" milk. Milk that is now labeled "1% low-fat milk" already meets the NLEA's standards."By making

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- In an unusual coupling, the Milk Industry Foundation has joined with the Center for Science in the Public Interest to ask the Food and Drug Administration to rename two milk products in light of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act.

he FDA to allow skim milk to be called "fat-free" milk. Milk that is now labeled "1% low-fat milk" already meets the NLEA's standards.

"By making this voluntary change, the term low-fat when applied to milk will have the sam

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