The FDA recently released a menu labeling Small Entity Compliance Guide. The guidance provides answers to what may be burning questions from operators considered small entities - which means they are "independently owned and operated and not dominant in its field of operation."
Take a "no-spin" look at several legislative and regulatory issues that foodservice leaders should have on their radar. Immigration reform and FSMA are here to stay; they hold the potential to impact various aspects of the foodservice business, including customer relationships. Three other issues are worth watching as well.
On November 20, President Obama announced executive action to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States temporarily and apply for work authorization. This executive action also includes improvements to employment-based immigration procedures and policies. All of these measures will significantly impact U.S. employers and their employees.
It was a busy month in Washington, between final Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules being released and the retirement of the Speaker of the House John Boehner – and there are implications for foodservice.
FaegreBD Consulting provides a perspective from Washington D.C. on the developments in public policy relevant to foodservice.