Tag Archives: RESTAURANTS

House Committee Advances Changes to Menu Labeling Law

Over the past several years, FDA has been in the process of implementing menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by the Affordable Care Act. Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations doing business under the same name and selling substantially similar … Continue Reading

FDA Formally Extends Menu Labeling Compliance Date to 2018

As covered on this blog last week, on April 26, 2017, the FDA submitted an interim final rule (IFR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking an “Extension of Compliance Date” for FDA’s menu labeling requirements. The menu labeling provisions were added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by the Affordable Care Act.  … Continue Reading

FDA Delays Menu Labeling Rule

As previously covered on this blog, over the past few years, FDA has been in the process of implementing menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations doing business under the … Continue Reading

Menu Labeling Update

As previously covered on this blog, FDA has been in the process of implementing menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations doing business under the same name and selling substantially … Continue Reading

Final Menu Labeling Guidance Issued

FDA issues final menu labeling guidance. As previously covered on this blog, FDA has been in the process of implementing menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations doing … Continue Reading

Menu Labeling Delay

FDA confirms further delay of enforcement of menu labeling requirements. Over the past few years, FDA has been in the process of implementing menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or … Continue Reading

Menu Options

FDA issues draft menu labeling guidance. On December 1, 2014, FDA published a final rule to implement the menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) by the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations doing … Continue Reading

Menu Momentum

FDA extends compliance date for menu labeling rule to December 1, 2016. On December 1, 2014, FDA published a final rule to implement the menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) by the Affordable Care Act. Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains … Continue Reading

Food Code Alert

FDA releases supplement to 2013 Food Code. Published by FDA, the Food Code serves as a model for retail and food service regulations nationwide.  FDA urges state, local, tribal, and territorial regulatory bodies to adopt the latest version of the Food Code.  Although the Food Code initially was published every two years, FDA now publishes a full version every four … Continue Reading

Calorie Clarification

FDA issues small entity compliance guide on menu labeling requirements. On December 1, 2014, FDA published a final rule to implement the menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) by the Affordable Care Act.  Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 … Continue Reading
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