Mandatory Meat Labeling Benefits Retailers

Mandatory Meat Labeling Benefits Retailers

Months after implementation, many retailers see the USDA mandatory nutrition labeling as a definite plus.

Implementing mandatory nutrition labeling in the meat department was not a big deal, and it provides a good service to customers, retailers told SN.

This spring, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service mandated on-pack nutrition labeling on ground meat, and either on-pack labeling or posters carrying nutrition information for 40 of the most popular whole muscle cuts. Meat products that include a lean percentage statement now must incl

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