In this statement, Representative Harley O. Staggers (D-WV) explains that the purpose of the Truth in Packaging legislation, H.R. 15440, is to reduce confusion at the market place and facilitate easier price comparisons.
This copy of S. 985, the "Fair Packaging and Labeling Act," includes the committee revisions made by the Senate. Overall, the Act established regulations to make price comparisons easier among product labels.