Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-127) 45 pp

June 2014

Consumers' Use of Nutrition Information When Eating Out

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires that nutrition information be posted in many restaurants and fast food places. To establish a baseline against which to measure changes in the use of on-site nutrition information about food away from home (FAFH), the report examines demographic characteristics and dietary behaviors of FAFH consumers before implementation of the law.

Keywords: food away from home, diet quality, nutrition

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Last updated: Friday, June 27, 2014

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