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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled Menu Labeling: Supplemental Guidance for Industry (Edition 2). To respond to frequently asked questions regarding menu labeling requirements, the draft guidance, once finalized, will update the existing guidance and addresses the voluntary declaration of added sugars and the voluntary declaration of nutrition information for menus on third-party platforms.

Submit comments on the new questions proposed by the draft guidance within 60 days after publication in the Federal Register to ensure that they are considered before work begins on the final version of the guidance. Submit electronic comments to www.regulations.gov to docket number FDA-2011-F-0172. Written comments should be submitted to the Dockets Management Staff (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. All written comments should identify the docket number FDA-2011-F-0172.

Posted in FDA and USDA Regulatory Update, Foods.