In an effort to clear up some confusion with the Menu Labeling regulations that go into effect May 7, 2018, the FDA has released a Supplemental Draft Guidance Document. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a press release that he wanted to make sure the public had the desired information as soon as possible, while keeping regulations from being overly burdensome for restaurants.
On April 29, 2016 the FDA gave the proposed labeling regulations to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) (part of the Office of Management and Budget), who will review the guidelines to make sure they are consistent with the applicable law and that they do not conflict with policies and procedures from another...Read more
It seems as if the entire food manufacturing industry is holding it's breath waiting to hear from the FDA on when the new labeling regulations will be finalized, and what, exactly, those regulations will entail. In the meantime, here are four topics worth considering: 1. New Mandatory Nutrients. Get ready to add these...Read more
The menu labeling compliance date has been postponed again.Read more
As a result of language in the omnibus appropriations bill enacted December 18, 2015 (Public Law 114-113 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016), FDA is delaying enforcement from December 1, 2016, to the date that is one year after it issues final, Level...