Proposed Bill Addresses Food Label Accuracy —

A bipartisan bill has been introduced that would clarify what can appear on food labels:

“The proposed legislation, which would amend the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act enacted in 1967, would mandate science-based criteria for all additional state and local labeling requirements, allow state-required labeling information to be provided via SmartLabel and on websites, make sure the product information is risk-based. It would not change current federal laws regarding nutrition facts, allergens and medicines.”

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