Retailers React to Meat Labeling Law

While most retailers SN contacted were noncommittal about the new U.S. Department of Agriculture ruling mandating nutrition labeling on meat and poultry, others emphasized that they're not sure the labels will have any effect on meat sales. Meanwhile, Food Marketing Institute and National Cattlemen's Beef Association representatives said their organizations will be ready to help retailers get in compliance

While most retailers SN contacted were noncommittal about the new U.S. Department of Agriculture ruling mandating nutrition labeling on meat and poultry, others emphasized that they're not sure the labels will have any effect on meat sales.

Meanwhile, Food Marketing Institute and National Cattlemen's Beef Association representatives said their organizations will be ready to help retailers get in compliance before the deadline, currently set for Jan. 1, 2012. Some retailers show

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