Label Approval Process

Step 1: Select the name of your product

  • Product name should not mislead the public.
  • Shall be in accordance with regulatory standards.

Step 2: Select your label category

Single Ingredient (roasts, steaks, etc.) OR Multi-Ingredient (pork sausage, chili, etc.)

Step 3: Prepare a sketch drawing of your label

Label should include product name, establishment number, net weight statement, ingredient statement, company name & address, handling statement.

Step 4: Submit label application (FSIS Form 7234-1) with a drawing of the label to IIC (Inspector In Charge)

Step 5: Label approval (Sketch & Final)

For further questions on the meat & poultry labeling approval process, contact SCMPID at 803-726-7822.

Six Parts of a Label

6 Parts to a Label picture