What happens if a retailer isn't in compliance with the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act? aw, which goes into effect May 8, 1994, will be enforced by local health inspectors who are already coming into supermarkets to enforce other regulations. If the product does not comply, the first step would be an injunction to cease and desist. The next would be product seizure and the third would be prison and/or a fine. "No label or a health and nutrient claim is a red flag," Houstle said. "If ...

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