FDA Menu Labeling Guidance: Latest Step on a Long Road



Arthur DeCelle wrote this bylined article on FDA draft guidance regarding federally mandated calorie and nutrient disclosure on chain restaurant menus and vending machines. Because the guidance “could lead to nuisance complaints from regulators” if implemented, Mr. DeCelle wrote, “a conservative approach is advisable to mandatory disclosures. All aspects of calorie and nutrient disclosure for standard menu items and vending machine offerings should be reviewed by counsel or a knowledgeable compliance professional.”