On July 29, 2016, President Obama signed the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law, establishing a nationwide standard for disclosing the presence of foods and ingredients from genetically engineered (GE) crops.
Long-term efforts and policy changes to promote better nutrition and increase physical activity over the past 15 years have helped stablize and in some cases reduce obesity rates, but proposals to cut funding for obesity prevention programs, weaken school
The Affordable Care Act is intact, Bill de Blasio is on hold, and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is on board. That means big restaurants’ menus might yet be required to include calorie counts under federal regulations.
New York City has agreed not to move forward with its plan to begin enforcing federal guidelines requiring restaurant chains and retail food outlets to post calorie counts on menus ahead of the government's May 2018 enforcement date.
The Food and Drug Administration issued a rule to be published in the Federal Register which grants enforcement discretion for the use and labeling of ultrafiltered milk in all standardized cheeses and related cheese products covered by the federal standar