Friday, March 09, 2012

Nutrition Labels finally arriving on meat products

On March 1, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that packages of ground or chopped meat and poultry, such as hamburger or ground turkey, will now feature panels containing nutrition facts on their labels. Yahoo! Additionally, 40 of the most popular whole, raw cuts of meat and poultry, such as chicken breast or steak, will also have nutritional information either on the package labels or on display to consumers at the store.

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