Tuesday, September 25, 2018

"What’s yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term"

AP:

writing those rules sometimes turned into a bureaucratic nightmare — peanut butter’s definition took more than a decade — and regulators eventually stopped setting new standards. That’s part of the reason foods like ketchup have rules, but others like mustard don’t.

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yogurt makers can opt to follow the 1981, 1982 or 2009 provisions in the absence of a final rule.