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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AG57 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: Food Labeling: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments 

FDA published a proposed rule in the Federal Register to establish requirements for nutrition labeling of standard menu items in chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments. FDA also proposed the terms and conditions for restaurants and similar retail food establishments registering to voluntarily be subject to the Federal requirements. FDA is issuing a final rule, and taking this action to carry out section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 11    21 CFR 101   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321    21 U.S.C. 343    21 U.S.C. 371   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/06/2011  76 FR 19192   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/05/2011    
Final Action  12/01/2014  79 FR 71156   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Daniel Reese
Food Technologist
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-820), 5100 Paint Branch Parkway,
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:240 402-2126