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Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990

report (to accompany H.R. 3562) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutrition -- United States,
  • Food -- Labeling -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Food law and legislation -- United States,
  • Food industry and trade -- Standards -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 101-538
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14428314M


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