House Passes Bill Weakening Rules For Menu Calorie Counts In Restaurants

Hey, remember how the Food and Drug Administration gave restaurants a yearlong extension on the deadline for getting their act together regarding calorie counts on menus nationwide? They were supposed to get their acts together and post that information on menus nationwide by December of this year. Now, though, a new bill passed in the … Read more

FDA Announces the Chemicals Used for Pizza Boxes Are No Longer Safe

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday its move to ban three chemical substances typically used “as oil and water repellents for paper and paperboard for use in contact with aqueous and fatty foods.” The new proposal would affect pizza lovers nationwide, as the substances in question are commonly used to keep grease from escaping … Read more