WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Representatives of food packagers here are up in arms over a Customs Service ruling that requires companies to follow new packaging-label requirements for frozen produce starting May 8, 1994. Customs ruled in December that frozen food containing imported fruits and vegetables must state the country of origin on the package's front panel -- not the back or side, as is currently allowed. Violators will be subject to a 10% ad valorem fine. The deadline of May 8 was chosen ...
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