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Tell FDA: Save Menu Labeling (Again)!


family looking at menu at restaurant outdoors

You helped save menu labeling—for now! Supporters of Salud America!, our national Latino child health promotion program at UT Health San Antonio, submitted 10% of the 1,126 comments the FDA received about their one-year delay for restaurants to add menu labeling. FDA is listening to your comments! FDA wants more feedback on their delay of menu labeling—this week they extended the public comment deadline from July 3 to Aug. 2, 2017. Here’s how to submit a public comment right now: 1. Copy the model comment below. This comment was adapted from the Center for Science in the Public Interest by Salud America!. For the health of Latino and all families, I strongly support immediate implementation of menu labeling in chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, ...

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Dile al FDA: Yo Quiero Etiquetado de Calorías en los Menús de Restaurantes (Hay Más Tiempo)


family looking at menu at restaurant outdoors

El FDA (la Administración de Medicamentos y Alimentos) ha retrasado los reglamentos del uso de información sobre las calorías en los menús de restaurantes y las cartillas de menú, según el Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Estas reglas son especialmente útiles para los consumidores que son los padres Latinos. Además, el etiquetado de calorías en los menús de restaurantes ayuda a tomar decisiones informadas y saludables sobre las comidas y los aperitivos. ¡El FDA sigue solicitando comentarios! Por un tiempo limitado, usted puede enviar los comentarios a continuación hasta el 3 de agosto de 2017 para oponerse del retraso de estos reglamentos. Aquí es como lo hará: 1. Puede copiar los comentarios a continuación en inglés y español, que fueron ...

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Tell FDA: Support Menu Labeling to Help Latino Families!


el paso latino girl and mom looking at menu and menu labeling

UPDATE! The FDA has extended the deadline for public comments. Go here to comment by Aug. 2, 2017! The FDA recently delayed menu labeling in restaurants by a year, and may weaken how calories are labeled, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). You have a limited time—until July 3, 2017—to oppose this year-long delay. Here's how to submit a public comment right now: 1. Copy the model comment below. This comment was adapted from CSPI by Salud America!, a national nonprofit at UT Health San Antonio that aims to promote a healthy weight for Latino children. For the health of Latino and all families, I strongly support immediate implementation of menu labeling in chain restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores, movie theaters, and other food ...

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