FDA Urged To Back Off Menu Labeling Changes

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of 24 congressional members on Monday asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ease up on an Affordable Care Act–mandated proposal to have restaurants and other food makers post nutritional information for consumers.

The FDA is currently closing in on finalizing the new labeling rule, which would, as currently envisioned, affect chain restaurants and other food vendors that have 20 or more locations. But the group, led by Reps. Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., and Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., contends that the current proposal...
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