Pallone Updates Food Labeling Bill That Mandates New Front-Of-Package Label, Nutrition Disclosures

April 05, 2018
House Energy & Commerce Committee ranking Democrat Frank Pallone (NJ) has reintroduced the Food Labeling Modernization Act of 2018, which would mandate a new front-of-package food label and a number of new nutrition-related disclosures on food packaging. While Pallone and cosponsor Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) say the legislation aims to accomplish similar goals to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recently announced multi-year Nutrition Innovation Strategy, portions of the Pallone-DeLauro bill appear to tie the hands of FDA, including barring the agency...

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