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January 6, 2015

USDA cracks down on chicken labeling, requires more disclosure of additives

USDA is demanding that processors label raw chicken and other products more clearly to ensure consumers are aware of added saltwater and other solutions.

A final rule to be published in the Federal Register on Wednesday will require that product names on labels for raw meat and poultry include the percentage of added solution and a list of individual ingredients. The labeling regulation will take effect in January 2016. Read More

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