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MCER NO. 7-10:  ADOPTED DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REGULATION

                          Eating and Drinking Establishments-Nutrition Labeling

 

SUMMARY:  This regulation provides guidance for compliance with and enforcement of Council Bill 19-07 and Board of Health Resolution 16-1194, Board of Health Regulation Requiring Certain Eating and Drinking Establishment to Post Certain Nutrition Information on Menu Boards and Menus.  Certain eating and drinking establishments must post the calories of each standardized menu item on the menu or menu board and provide written nutrition information to a consumer upon request.  This regulation applies only to chain eating and drinking establishments with 20 or more locations in the United States and does not apply to grocery stores, convenience stores or movie theatres.

 

ACTION:  Executive Regulation, 7-10, was approved by the County Council according to the Method 2 process, effective July l, 2010.

 

AUTHORIZATION AND PROCEDURAL METHOD:  Montgomery County Code, Section 2-65.  Method 2 under Code 2A-15.

 

COPIES OF THE REGULATION:  A copy of the regulation may be obtained from Clark Beil, Senior Administrator, Department of Health and Human Services, Licensure and Regulatory Services, 255 Rockville Pike, Suite 100, Rockville, Maryland 20850.  240-777-3831

Email: clark.beil@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

  

 

 

 

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