Congress passed the federal menu labeling law in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act. It requires restaurant chains and similar retail food establishments that have 20 or more locations operating under the same brand to provide detailed nutrition information to consumers, and display calories on the menu, menu-board or drive through.
Though delayed a number of times by Congress and the FDA, the final compliance date for the FDA’s rule is May 7, 2018, which is right around the corner. Are you ready?
While the law is still hotly debated and raises significant questions, it is important for restaurant owners to know what to provide their customers and how to be compliant. Find out the facts in this two-minute TRA News Now.