Menu Labeling Regulation
May 26, 2015
Domino’s Delivers With Video Showing How Ridiculous It Would Be to Comply with Obamacare Mandate
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April 29, 2015
On April 29th, small business owners and food industry leaders were joined by several Members of Congress at a press conference in Washington, D.C. to voice their support for the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (H.R. 2017), bipartian legislation that will reduce the FDA's harmful menu labeling regulations, which were announced in 2014.
Members of Congress in attendance were House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), and Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR).
Food industry leaders in attendance were Peter Larkin, CEO of the National Grocer Association and Leslie Sarasin, President and CEO of the Food Marketing Institute.
Also in attendance were Mary Lynne Carraway, Domino's franchise owner in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., and Jonathan Sharp, Domino's franchise owner in Abilene, Texas.
March 16, 2015
On March 16th, members of the American Pizza Community met with the FDA to express their collective concerns with the menu labeling regulation.
From L to R: Ashley Coneff (Domino’s), Ed Stewart (Pizza Hut), Mike Ilitch III (Little Caesars),
Caroline Oyler (Papa John’s) and Jeff Rinke (Hungry Howie’s).
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Putting It All Out There
QSR | March 2015
Consumers looking over menuboards at their favorite quick-serve restaurants are going to notice some changes in 2015, as the calorie-labeling mandate that was created in 2010 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in November.
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