WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation that would give restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and others more flexibility in the way they label calories on the food items they serve.Go here for the full story.
The bill, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, would enable restaurants to post calorie counts online or on smartphone apps in cases where customers typically don’t step foot inside a door.
The rules also include some lawsuit protections and give companies more time to comply with the legislation. It gives some flexibility for posting the calories of customized options.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Bill allowing restaurants flexible calorie posting advances
Staff William M. Dowd at 4:31 PM