September 15, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the public comment period for a draft guidance document for industry that will help covered establishments to comply with the menu labeling final rule.
Although comments can be submitted at any time starting September 16, 2015, to ensure that the Agency considers your comments on the draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by November 2, 2015. The draft guidance, when finalized, will help certain restaurants and similar retail food establishments comply with the menu labeling requirements, including the requirements to provide calorie and other nutrition information for standard menu items, including food on display and self-service food.
To submit comments electronically to the docket, visit http://www.regulations.gov starting September 16, 2015 and enter docket number FDA-2011-F-0172 in the search box.
To submit comments to the docket by mail, use the following address. Be sure to include docket number FDA-2011-F-0172 on each page of your written comments.
Division of Dockets Management
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061
Rockville, MD 20852
For more information
- Federal Register Notice
- Draft Guidance for Industry: A Labeling Guide for Restaurants and Retail Establishments Selling Away-From-Home Foods – Part II (Menu Labeling Requirements in Accordance with 21 CFR 101.11)
- FDA Statement on Release of Menu Labeling Guidance