§ 381.443Significant participation for voluntary nutrition labeling.Link to an amendment published at 75 FR 82166, Dec. 29, 2010.This amendment was delayed until Mar. 1, 2012, at 76 FR 76890, Dec. 9, 2011.
(a) In evaluating significant participation for voluntary nutrition labeling, FSIS will consider only the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw poultry products, as identified in § 381.444, including those that have been previously frozen.
(b) FSIS will judge a food retailer to be participating at a significant level if the retailer provides nutrition labeling information for at least 90 percent of the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw poultry products, listed in § 381.444, that it sells, and if the nutrition label is consistent in content and format with the mandatory program, or nutrition information is displayed at point-of-purchase in an appropriate manner.
(c) To determine whether there is significant participation by retailers under the voluntary nutrition labeling guidelines, FSIS will select a representative sample of companies allocated by type and size.
(d) FSIS will find that significant participation by food retailers exists if at least 60 percent of all companies that are evaluated are participating in accordance with the guidelines.
(e) FSIS will evaluate significant participation of the voluntary program every 2 years beginning in May 1995.
(1) If significant participation is found, the voluntary nutrition labeling guidelines shall remain in effect.
(2) If significant participation is not found, FSIS shall initiate rulemaking to require nutrition labeling on those products under the voluntary program.
Effective Date Note:
At 75 FR 82166, Dec. 29, 2010, § 381.443 was removed, effective Jan. 1, 2012. At 76 FR 76890, Dec. 9, 2011, the effectiveness was delayed until Mar. 1, 2012.
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