Food Labeling; Calorie Labeling of Articles of Food in Vending Machines

Docket ID: FDA-2011-F-0171
Agency: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

FDA published a proposed rule to establish requirements for nutrition labeling of certain food items sold in certain vending machines. FDA also proposed the terms and conditions for vending machine operators registering to voluntarily be subject to the requirements. FDA is issuing a final rule, and taking this action to carry out section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

RIN: 0910-AG56
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 11,21 CFR 101
Priority: Economically Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 21 U.S.C. 321, 21 U.S.C. 343, 21 U.S.C. 371
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State
Federalism Implications: Yes
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business, Governmental Jurisdictions
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM04/06/201176 FR 19238
NPRM Comment Period End07/05/2011
Final Action12/01/201479 FR 71259
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: FDA-2011-F-0172
Short Title: Food Labeling; Calorie Labeling of Articles of Food in Vending Machines
Keyword(s): cfsan, 0910-AG56, calorie labeling, vending machines, articles of food, cfsan201054, 0910-0782, 2015-214, OMB control number, 2015-860
Type: Rulemaking
Docket Status: OPEN
Center: CFSAN
Docket Item Code: F

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Dec 31, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/01/2014
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0191
Comment Period Closed
Jul 05, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/06/2011
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 03/31/2015
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0256
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 02/20/2015
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0251
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 12/12/2014
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0201

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/12/2014
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0202
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/12/2014
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0203
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/12/2014
ID: FDA-2011-F-0171-0206


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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
Current Stage
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Agency Contact
Daniel Reese
Food Technologist
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS-820), 5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
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