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House Approves Menu-Labeling Legislation

February 12, 2016

House Approves Menu-Labeling Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 266 to 144 on Feb. 12 in favor of H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act.

House Committee Approves Menu-Labeling Legislation

November 20, 2015

House Committee Approves Menu-Labeling Legislation

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Nov. 18 voted 36 to 12 in favor of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R. 2017).

Food and Retail Coalition Urges Support for Common Sense Disclosure Act of 2015

July 20, 2015

Food and Retail Coalition Urges Support for Common Sense Disclosure Act of 2015

NATSO joined a coalition of food and retail groups in urging Congress to support the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (H.R. 2017), which would allow more flexibility for retailers as they seek to comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s menu-labeling regulations.

FDA Delays Compliance Deadline for Menu Labeling Rule

July 9, 2015

FDA Delays Compliance Deadline for Menu Labeling Rule

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 9 announced that it is delaying by one year the date by which restaurants and similar retail food establishments, including many truckstop operations, must comply with federal menu labeling requirements.

New Legislation Seeks Flexibility for Retailers in Menu-Labeling Compliance

May 1, 2015

New Legislation Seeks Flexibility for Retailers in Menu-Labeling Compliance

U.S. Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) on April 26 introduced H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015, which would allow more flexibility for retailers as they seek to comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations regarding calorie labeling on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, other food retail establishments and on vending machines.