Restaurants with 20 or more locations need to comply with menu labeling regulations by May 5, 2017, but they also need to ensure their menu labels maintain accuracy over time. Menus need to be updated with new labels as recipes change, items are added or as time passes to verify the information is still correct. But if you’re new to this whole restaurant menu labeling process, how can you implement an effective plan that includes the necessary menu maintenance?
Our recent video blog offers advice on menu maintenance for restaurants. After watching this video, you will understand how to create your nutrition information sheets, the timeline for updating your labels and who in your organization should manage the process. Watch the video below:
Are you ready to get started on menu labeling, but need assistance to set up your labeling program? Contact our Regulatory Compliance Specialists for more information on menu labeling and maintenance. If you use Mérieux NutriSciences to complete your initial menu labeling, it will make menu maintenance a breeze. All of your recipes, sub recipes and proprietary ingredients will already be in our nutrition database, so making modifications to update your menu labels will be easy.
Meet the Author
Sophie Lauer, RD
Associate Nutrition Program Manager, Mérieux NutriSciences
Sophie Lauer is the Associate Nutrition Program Manager at Mérieux NutriSciences. She received her Bachelor of Sciences in Applied Health Science, Dietetics from Indiana University. Sophie received her MBA from Dominican University. In her free time, she enjoys cooking for friends and family as well as playing with her goldendoodle.