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FDA Update on Menu and Nutrition Facts Labeling

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. FDA has issued new rules, that are effective in May 2017 and require restaurants and similar food establishments to disclose calorie information on menus and menu boards for all standard menu items.

2. Which of the following are true about the new Nutrition Facts label:

3. Most sodium consumed by individuals in their daily diet comes from the salt added during home meal preparation and by the individual at the meal.

4. Two nutrients no longer required on the new Nutrition Facts label are Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

5. The recommended upper limit for sodium intake for adults is 2,300 milligrams per day.

6. To enable consumers to understand, in the context of a total daily diet, the significance of the calorie information provided on menus and Nutrition Facts label, the calorie level is based upon a general or ballpark estimated need of:

7. FDA has issued new rules on menu labeling in restaurants and similar food establishments that are part of a chain with 20 or more locations. Effective May 2017, restaurants and similar food establishments must post on menus and menu boards a statement that written nutrition information is available upon request.