The regulations governing meat and poultry products are extensive and quite complicated. These regulations fall under the jurisdiction of the USDA, which is responsible for assuring that meat, poultry and egg products are safe for consumption and properly labeled and packaged.
While the laws and regulations governing labeling can seem a bit daunting, don’t let that discourage you. In my experience, the following are the most important things you’ll need to know in order to keep your label in compliance.
All labels should contain the following mandatory information:
These mandatory disclosures must be displayed on either the Principal Display Panel (PDP) or the Information Panel.
The PDP is the part of the label most likely to be seen when sitting on the...