Food Safety and Inspection Service December 29, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Nutrition Labeling of Single-Ingredient Products and Ground or Chopped Meat and Poultry Products
Document Number: 2010-32485
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is amending the Federal meat and poultry products inspection regulations to require nutrition labeling of the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products on labels or at point-of-purchase, unless an exemption applies. FSIS is also amending its regulations to require nutrition labels on all ground or chopped meat and poultry products, with or without added seasonings, unless an exemption applies. In addition, the rule provides that, when a ground or chopped product does not meet the regulatory criteria to be labeled ``low fat,'' a lean percentage statement may be included on the label or in labeling as long as a statement of the fat percentage that meets the specified criteria also is displayed on the label or in labeling.