In practical terms, this proposed delay means significant consumer confusion in the marketplace. Dozens of companies are already placing updated labels on products, and more will do so in the coming months. Major companies such as Campbell’s, Hershey, Panera, KIND, and Mars have publicly stated their commitment to meet the original July 2018 compliance date.
Because the interim final rule is still under review, you and the administration still have time to act. We ask that you do so for the public’s health and to give consumers information in a timely manner that they deserve and need to make healthy choices.
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