FDA Issues ACA-Mandated Nutritional Labeling Rules

Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Restaurants, retail food establishments and vending machines with more than 20 locations will need additional nutritional labeling under rules finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 25, 2014, in compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

(Final rule on restaurant nutrition labeling available. Document #93-141126-039X. Final rule on vending machine labeling available. Document #93-141126-030X.)

The new rules require standard menu items to have calorie information clearly and conspicuously displayed. The rule exempts seasonal, temporary items, daily specials...
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