Meat Labels to Get Makeover
Wed Apr 3, 2013 03:55 PM CDT

(AP) -- Don't know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little easier.

The American meat industry is rolling out a refresh of the often confusing 40-year-old system used for naming the various cuts of beef, pork, lamb and veal. That's because the system -- the Uniform Retail Meat Identification Standards, or URMIS -- was designed more for the needs of retailers and butchers than for the convenience of harried shoppers more familiar with Shake `n Bake than boneless shank cuts.

The bottom line is that meat counter confusion isn't good for sales. So after ...

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