Meat Labeling Rule Postponed to March 2012

WASHINGTON — The effective date for the new nutrition labeling rule for meat and poultry products rule has been moved from Jan. 1, 2012, to March 1, according to constituent update by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.

WASHINGTON — The effective date for the new nutrition labeling rule for meat and poultry products rule has been moved from Jan. 1, 2012, to March 1, according to constituent update by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.

"The delay will ensure that industry has adequate time to comply with the requirements of the final rule," FSIS noted.

A coalition of food, farm and retail associations, which had requested this postponement of

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