Salt warnings required on NYC menus


New York City diners will soon see "salt shaker" symbols on menus to denote dishes high in sodium.


Menu labeling mandate pushed back one year

Although the 12 month delay is welcome by some, brands should not use this time to rest on their laurels. Menu labeling is not going away and the faster restaurant operators can take the step toward compliance the better off they will be when the regulations do take effect.

How technology is solving headaches for menu labeling

The technology that fuels digital menu boards and ordering kiosks within restaurant locations today is being used to maintain nutritional disclosures in real time.

Make every year count

At the start of 2014, I was heavily anticipating the final FDA menu labeling regulations and its subsequent impact on the restaurant industry. While it took longer than expected for the FDA to make its ruling, I am thrilled that...

The wait is over: FDA issues final menu labeling regulations

The FDA's 395-page document includes menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pizza, a ruling applauded by the restaurant industry.

Four reasons digital screens are more than menu boards

Engaging digital signage can be a key differentiator in the customer experience by educating guests about menu items, driving craving, reducing perceived wait times, and more.

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.

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'Consumer counter-revolution' driven by misleading food labeling

Packaged Facts: "The mainstream food industry has paid a price for foot-dragging and sleight-of-hand on nutritional and labeling issues, leading to consumer counter-revolutions including the current clean label movement."

NRA expands Healthy Dining partnership

Healthy Dining provides nutritional knowledge to NRA members and their customers.

MenuTrinfo hosting menu labeling webinar for pizza operators

On the heels of the FDA's final menu labeling regulations, issued last month, MenuTrinfo is hosting a free webinar with information on how these rules will impact the pizza segment. The webinar, titled "Any Way You Slice It: Pizza and Menu Labeling," is set for Jan. 7 at 12 p.m.

NRA webinar on menu labeling regulations available for playback

The regulations affect entities with at least 20 locations nationwide operating under the same name. Attorneys discussed the law’s complexities and answered operator questions during the webinar.

FAQ's about the FDA's final menu regulations

The FDA will consider details throughout the next year, and will continue to solicit input on how to properly monitor these regulations.

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...

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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Menu Labeling techniques and applications on Fast Casual.