The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is seeking additional comments by February 16, 2010, on a proposal to amend federal meat and poultry products inspection regulations to require nutrition labeling on major cuts of single-ingredient raw meat and poultry products.

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The proposed rule would make mandatory the guidelines that are currently in place for voluntary nutrition labeling of these products. It would require that nutrition information be provided either on a product’s label or at its point of purchase.