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Food Lobbies Push FDA To Further Delay, Rewrite Menu Labeling Rule

August 10, 2017
Months after FDA decided to delay implementation of its menu labeling rule -- prompting a lawsuit from consumer groups -- the National Grocers Association, National Restaurant Association, Food Marketing Institute and other industry groups are asking FDA to revise the rule to provide the industry greater flexibility. Suggested tweaks include delaying the enforcement of the rule by a year, further clarity on what types of establishments are covered and carve outs for promotional items. But public health advocates including the...

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