Topics: menu-labeling

House Appropriations Committee Addresses Menu Labeling

The House Appropriations Committee recently added report language to its appropriations legislation clarifying the congressional intent in its menu-labeling law. The action comes as the Food and Drug Administration prepares to issue menu labeling rules, which some have criticized as going beyond what Congress envisioned. More

FDA Sends Menu-Labeling Rules to White House

Following three years of review, the Food and Drug Administration has sent final menu labeling rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget, kicking off a 90-day review process. More

FDA Misses Menu-Labeling Law Deadline

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) missed its February deadline for issuing a menu-labeling law nearly a year after conceding that writing the new rule posed significant challenges. More

FDA Says Writing Menu-Labeling Rule "Thorny"

Writing a new menu labeling law has gotten "extremely thorny," according to the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as the agency tries to figure out who should be covered by it. More

Menu Labeling Legislation Introduced in Senate

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) last week introduced S. 3574, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012. More

New Legislation Would Provide Retailers Flexibility in Meeting Menu Labeling Regulations

Rep. John Carter (R) introduced the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012, which would allow more flexibility for retailers as they seek to comply with the FDA's regulations regarding calorie labeling on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, other food retail establishments, and on vending machines. More

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