Common Sense Law Piles On Pizzeria Backing

February 16, 2016

A House bill (H.R. 2017) passed this week will allow pizzerias to determine their own serving size for calorie counting and give restaurants primarily offering mainly pizza delivery and takeout service the option to list nutritional data on their websites. The bi-partisan vote for passage was 266-144.

The bill, The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, would have to pass in the Senate and be signed by President Obama to become law. It’s an effort to preempt FDA labeling requirements scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, 2016 as part of the Affordable Care Act. These requirements mandate restaurants, grocery stores and…