House passes bill to amend menu labeling rule

The House of Representatives Friday passed the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, a bill that industry groups say eases the menu labeling burden for supermarkets while keeping the spirit of the original legislation.

According to FMI, key provisions of the bill include:

  • Allowing use of a menu or menu board in the prepared foods area or next to a salad bar instead of labeling each individual item
  • Providing exceptions for localized items that may only

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