USDA Announces Uniform Compliance Date for Labeling Regulations

On December 19, 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published in the Federal Register an announcement that January 1, 2020, will be the uniform compliance date for meat and poultry labeling regulations that are issued in calendar years 2017 and 2018. This action does not change existing requirements [...]

FDA Finalizes Nutrition Labeling Rules

On Friday, May 20, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final rules updating the Nutrition Facts Panel for packaged foods and serving size requirements.  The new rules may be found here and here. Compliance is required by July 26, 2018.  Small businesses with less than $10 million in annual food sales have an [...]

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FSIS Announces Nutrition Labeling Inspection Procedures

On March 1, 2013, the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) rule on Nutrition Labeling of Single Ingredient Products and Ground or Chopped Meat and Poultry Products became effective. The rule requires nutrition labeling of the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products on labels or at point-of-purchase. The rule also requires nutrition [...]

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