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House Committee Passes Bill Loosening Menu Labeling Requirements

July 27, 2017
The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Thursday (July 27) passed 39-14 bipartisan legislation that would loosen the Affordable Care Act's menu labeling requirements for certain food establishments, give HHS more flexibility to set compliance dates and limit liability for noncompliance with labeling requirements, despite concerns from some Democrats that the bill would create confusion in the marketplace and weaken current requirements. The panel also passed by voice vote an amendment offered by bill sponsor Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)...

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