FDA Menu Labeling Compliance Date Extended

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the compliance date for menu labeling requirements from May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2018. These requirements stipulate that certain restaurants and retail food establishments must provide specific nutrition information for standard menu items.The deadline extension will allow for further consideration of potential opportunities to reduce costs and enhance the flexibility of these requirements beyond those reflected in the interim final rule.

The FDA is currently accepting comments on the implementation of the menu labeling requirements through July 3, 2017. Click here to learn more about the requirements, extension, and how to submit comments.

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