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FDA Requirements for Vending Machines

Last Published: 05/19/2016

On December 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the final rule, Food Labeling; Calorie Labeling of Articles of Food in Vending Machines, in the Federal Register. The purpose of this FDA rule is to provide consumers with clear and consistent nutrition information, allowing them to make informed and healthful dietary choices when purchasing items from vending machines. Covered vending machine operators must comply with this regulation by December 1, 2016.

Document #: 
SP28 CACFP09 SFSP11-2016