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Label Application Guidance

The Labeling and Program Delivery Division (LPDD) serves as the Agency expert group on the composition of meat, poultry, and egg products, including safe and suitable ingredients. The Staff's activities ensure that all labels are truthful and not misleading. Labeling includes all forms of product identification, claims, net weight, species identification and nutrition related to meat, poultry, and egg products.

Label Applications sent via U.S. Postal Service (including regular mail, U.S. Priority Mail and U.S. Overnight Mail) should be mailed to:
USDA, FSIS, OPPD, LPDD
Labeling Distribution Unit
Stop Code 3786, Patriots Plaza III, 8-168
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-3700

Label Applications sent via UPS, FedEx, or courier should be shipped to:
USDA, FSIS, OPPD, LPDD
Labeling Distribution Unit
Patriots Plaza III, 8-168
355 E. Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024-3221

Correspondence concerning label applications may be faxed to the Labeling Compliance Team. Please provide a cover sheet indicating the reason for the fax.

Label applications from small businesses will be accepted, provided the labeling is legible. Provide the required amount of copies in proper sequence, which is application form FSIS Form 7234-1 (PDF fillable), label, and supporting documentation.

FAX: (202) 245-4795 or (202) 245-4796

Correspondence concerning Labeling and Additives Policies should be mailed to:
USDA, FSIS, OPPD, LPDD
Stop Code 3784, Patriots Plaza III, 8-161A
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-3700

You may contact our office at (301) 504-0878 if you need additional assistance. To contact the Distribution Unit directly, please call (301) 504-0883.
Last Modified Jun 21, 2013