WASHINGTON RETAILERS BEGRUDGE LABEL LAW

SEATTLE (FNS) -- Retailers are calling a new state law, requiring them to distinguish state-grown fresh produce items, redundant of voluntary efforts. A spot check of operators indicated they were not even aware of the law, which takes effect in June."We do a lot already to promote Washington produce," said Rich Zdgil, produce specialist, Food Markets Northwest, operators of Queen Anne Thriftway,

SEATTLE (FNS) -- Retailers are calling a new state law, requiring them to distinguish state-grown fresh produce items, redundant of voluntary efforts. A spot check of operators indicated they were not even aware of the law, which takes effect in June.

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