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FDA postpones menu labeling enforcement

Agency pushes back enforcement at least a year, after Congress requires delay

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially delayed enforcement of new menu labeling rules, after Congress included a delay in a spending bill in December.

In a statement on Wednesday, Dr. Susan Mayne, director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, said that the agency would delay enforcement until one year after it issues its final guidance on the rules. 

It is uncertain when that guidance will be issued, though an agency spokeswoman said

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