USDA PROPOSES LABEL FOR SEPARATED POULTRY

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants processed poultry producers to label products that contain poultry that has been mechanically separated."Because of its processing, texture and characteristics, mechanically separated poultry is different from what consumers ordinarily think of as chicken or turkey," said Michael Taylor, USDA's administrator with the Food Safety and Inspection

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants processed poultry producers to label products that contain poultry that has been mechanically separated.

"Because of its processing, texture and characteristics, mechanically separated poultry is different from what consumers ordinarily think of as chicken or turkey," said Michael Taylor, USDA's administrator with the Food Safety and Inspection Service, in a statement.

The new USDA labeling proposal covers all proces

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