Nutrition Labeling Now Mandatory for Meat

As of March 1, chopped or ground meat and poultry products are officially required to have on-pack nutrition labeling, based on a ruling by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

WASHINGTON — Today, the first day of National Nutrition Month, is also the first day that chopped or ground meat and poultry products are officially required to have on-pack nutrition labeling, based on a ruling by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service division. In line with a 1993 USDA decision, nutrition labeling of various raw meat products had been voluntary until now.

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