Menu Labeling

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Bipartisan push to stop FDA on ObamaCare menu mandate
Hot Air | February 18, 2014

One of the mandates in the ObamaCare bill was a requirement for food chains of 20 or more locations to post all nutritional data on every menu item. That’s a nightmare for pizzerias and other custom-food outlets, and finally Congress appears ready to act to stop the FDA from implementing the worst of it.

Uproar over ObamaCare’s menu rules
The Hill | February 18, 2014

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking the Obama administration to scale back draft regulations under ObamaCare that would force restaurants to post nutritional information on their menus.

THATCHER: Common sense for restaurant-menu labeling
The Washington Times | January 30, 2014

One major problem with Obamacare that the president failed to mention in his State of the Union address is pending regulations that could make food more costly. The law’s Section 4205 requires restaurants with 20 or more locations to list calorie-content information for each menu item on a board at every establishment.

Angus King wary of calorie labeling rules for restaurants, stores
Morning Sentinel | January 21, 2014

When Sen. Angus King shows up Thursday at a Domino’s pizza parlor in Standish, he will highlight his fight against proposed rules to specify how restaurant chains inform consumers about the number of calories in the food they buy. The rules, passed as part of the Affordable Care Act but not yet finalized, call for nutrition labeling of “standard” menu items by chains with 20 or more restaurants, as well as convenience stores and grocery stores that sell ready-to-eat foods such as hot dogs and salads.

Please visit the Menu Labeling Archives for articles and information of interest from 2013 & 2012