FDA Delays Menu Labeling Changes Until End Of Year

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 6:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has missed a self-imposed deadline to issue final rules on an Affordable Care Act-mandated proposal to have restaurants and food makers post calorie counts and other nutritional information and hopes to release them by the end of the year, the agency said Tuesday.

According to the FDA's agenda, it had expected to release guidelines on the proposed rule — known as Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments — in February, but the agency...
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