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National Restaurant Association Statement about Release of Menu Labeling Regulations

The National Restaurant Association’s President and CEO Dawn Sweeney today issued the following statement about the Food and Drug Administration’s scheduled release of the final menu labeling regulations:

“The National Restaurant Association strongly believes in the importance of providing nutrition information to consumers to empower them to make the best choices for their [...]

Preparing for Change

By: Nicole Reed, Communications Manager, MenuMax

Are you ready for the new menu labeling law requirements? Almost one year ago on March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 into law. Upon enactment, this federal law sets the requirements for nutritional labeling of food items [...]

Menu-labeling Laws Could Save Our Waistlines and Wallets

This insightful analysis from the Washington Post gives the rationale behind menu-labeling law efforts. With obesity comes a slew of other health problems, all of which put a strain on government-run healthcare programs. Therefore, theoretically, consumers¬ who change to healthier eating habits when they see calorie counts on menus will make fewer doctor [...]

Albany County, N.Y., Passes Menu-Labeling Law

Another law requiring calorie content to be displayed on restaurant menus has been passed, this time in New York. Albany County joins New York City and three other New York counties that have similar¬ laws. Read more at¬ ¬¬ or see Friday’s post for a complete list of cities, counties and states [...]