Nutrition labeling comment period extended

by Bryan Salvage
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WASHINGTON – The Food Safety and Inspection Service is extending the comment period on its supplemental proposed rule “Nutrition Labeling of Single-Ingredient Products and Ground or Chopped Meat and Poultry Products” for 30 days, until March 18.

To submit comments, go to To mail comments, including floppy disks or CD- ROMs and hand or courier-delivered items, send these items to Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.), F.S.I.S., Room 2-2127, George Washington Carver Center, 5601 Sunnyside Ave., Mailstop 5474, Beltsville, MD 20705- 5474.

All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the agency name and docket number F.S.I.S.- 2005-0018. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to

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