Senators introduce bill for more flexible menu labeling regulations

The American Pizza Community has announced its support for bipartisan Senate legislation introduced last week by Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Angus King (I-ME). The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2013 (S.1756) makes changes to the menu labeling requirements...

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What's in a number? Could be everything

Making sure nutritional guideline numbers are spot on is both an honor and a core competency.

Some chains getting head start on menu transparency

Some chains, while they don't necessarily offer allergen-free dining experiences, do let you know what's in their dishes in a clear, concise manner so diners can make informed choices.

Obamacare may ramp up digital menu board adoption

When the United States Supreme Court upheld a majority of the provisions within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, digital menu board providers were quick to answer the call.

What are your brand standards?

Research shows that 96 percent of the nearly 31,000 menu items studied from chain restaurants failed to meet USDA recommendations for calories, sodium, fat and saturated fat combined.

Dude, where's my regs?

Last July, the NRA and many other organizations suggested the FDA use flexibility for menu labeling stipulations as they apply to both chains and smaller operations. We're still waiting to hear the final verdict.

Value Menu: The top 12 benefits of digital menu boards [Infographic]

We surveyed QSR and fast casual operators to learn the top benefits of digital menu boards. We turned the results into this cool infographic.

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Starbucks jumps ahead of menu labeling mandate

Instead of waiting for the new menu-labeling law to officially take effect, Starbucks Coffee Company this week announced that starting June 25, it will feature calorie information on menu boards and on the pastry cases at all company-operated and licensed...

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