Meat products to carry nutrition labels in 2012

December 29, 2010 8:34:21 AM PST
Nutrition labels similar to those already attached many food products are set to appear on meats beginning in January 2012.

According to USA Today, the new labels will list calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, protein and vitamins. The labels will be on 40 of the most commonly purchased cuts of meat.

Federal officials say they hope the labels will make Americans more health conscious when it comes to buying meat.