August 14, 2017

Nutritional transparency regulations suspended for meat, poultry

President Trump’s first Unified Agenda lists the proposed revision of the nutrition label requirements for meat and poultry products as inactive, thus tabling the changes for at least six months if not longer.

The proposal was released Jan. 19 by the USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS), one day before the current administration took office.

Though specific for meat and poultry, the changes ran concurrent with the general new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods, which was announced in May of 2016.

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