The Menu Labeling Survival Guide

October 26, 2015

Restaurant marketers wear many hats, and they’ll add one more before December 1, 2016: nutritional guru.

Chains with more than 20 locations must make menu item calorie counts and other nutrition information available to consumers by the December 2016 deadline to comply with the FDA menu labeling rules. And even with the draft guidance issued by the FDA on September 11, 2015 containing new details on how to meet the menu labeling requirements, the task is formidable.

The FDA rules—part of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—cover everything from the type of nutrition information that must be made…