LABEL INSPECTORS TO SURVEY 6 CITIES

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to deploy inspectors to stores in six cities May 31 to survey whether supermarkets are complying with the long-debated new federal regulations for labeling meat with safe-handling instructions.On May 27 all ground meat products must carry the labels. The deadline for labeling nonground meat is July 6.Inspectors with USDA's Food Safety and

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to deploy inspectors to stores in six cities May 31 to survey whether supermarkets are complying with the long-debated new federal regulations for labeling meat with safe-handling instructions.

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