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ed public comment period, includes suggestions such
as self-service buffets posting a single sign that is
visible to customers rather than an individual sign
by each ingredient.
According to Gottlieb, the draft guidance reflects
the agency's "commitment to establishing a practical
and sustainable framework for implementing the new
menu labeling provisions."
After reviewing the new draft guidance, NACS, the
Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, said
it still does little to address concerns raised by c-store
retailers and various industry organizations.
"The failure of FDA's latest menu-labeling 'guidance' to address the concerns of NACS and others has
left even the agency confirming that Congress must
step in to fix its one-size-fits-none mess," said Lyle
Beckwith, senior vice president, government relations
for NACS. "The guidelines do nothing to pull down
the barriers to compliance that have retailers facing
extraordinary costs, uncertain enforcement and frivo-

"The failure of FDA's latest
menu-labeling 'guidance' to
address the concerns of NACS
and others has left even the
agency confirming that
Congress must step in to fix its
one-size-fits-none mess."
- Lyle Beckwith, NACS

lous lawsuits."
Areas in the guidance that NACS cited as falling
short of answering retailer questions include: impractical salad or hot food bar disclosures; whether marketing materials constitute menus; and which businesses
are actually subject to the regulation.
The FDA is accepting comments on its guidelines
for 60 days before it moves to finalize them.

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