Summary

A bill to amend section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve and clarify certain disclosure requirements for restaurants, similar retail food establishments, and... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To amend section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve and clarify certain disclosure requirements for restaurants, similar retail food establishments, and vending machines.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012''.

SEC. 2. AMENDING CERTAIN DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR RESTAURANTS, SIMILAR RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS, AND VENDING MACHINES.

Section 403(q)(5)(H) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 343(q)(5)(H)) is amended-- (1) in subclause (ii)-- (A) in item (I)(aa) by striking ``the number of calories contained in the standard menu item, as usually prepared and offered for sale'' and inserting ``the number of calories contained in the whole product, or the number of servings and number of calories per serving, or the number of calories per the common unit division of the product, such as for a multi-serving item that is typically divided before presentation to the consumer''; (B) in item (II)(aa), by striking ``the number of calories contained in the standard menu item, as usually prepared and offered for sale'' and inserting ``the number of calories contained in the whole product, or the number of servings and number of calories per serving, or the number of calories per the common unit division of the product, such as for a multi-serving item that is typically divided before presentation to the consumer''; and (C) by adding...

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Bill Summary

A bill to amend section 403 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve and clarify certain disclosure requirements for restaurants, similar retail food establishments, and vending machines.

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