FDA Further Delays Calorie Disclosure, NAMA Believes Final Rule To Come In 2014

March 4, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has missed another of its self-imposed deadlines in finalizing the calorie disclose rules required under the Affordable Care Act, according to the National Journal. Guidelines were expected by the end of February, however, the agency did not disclose the new regulations. Full article.

However, many believe a rule will be finalized this year. In a recent email to members, NAMA stated:  “It is now the belief of NAMA's Government Affairs Division that Calorie Disclosure Rules for Vending Machines will be released by the FDA -- along with the final regulations for Restaurant Menu Labeling -- by the end of 2014.” 


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