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American Pizza Community Applauds USFDA For Decision to Postpone Menu Labeling Implementation

Decision to postpone allows for time to review flexibility in implementation methods. Read More...

AMERICAN PIZZA COMMUNITY SALUTES “PIZZA-TEURS” DURING NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

Washington, D.C. – April 27, 2017 – The American Pizza Community (APC) salutes National Small Business Week with stories of pizza store owners who started out small and how the industry supports and provides opportunities for ownership. Fifty-two percent of the nearly 74,000 pizza stores nationwide are independently-owned and operated, according to Pizza Monthly Quarterly’s 2016 Pizza Power Report. Read More...

American Pizza Community Takes Small Business Perspective to Policymakers

Washington, D.C., March 31, 2017 – Members of The American Pizza Community (APC) were on Capitol Hill March 22nd and 23rd talking to legislators about policies that affect pizza stores, owners and employees. The fly-in marked the sixth-time small business franchise owners representing Domino’s, Godfather’s Pizza , Hungry Howie’s... Read More...

 

In The News

 

American Pizza Community View: Pizza Companies Want 21st Century Solution to Post Nutrition Information

In a recent op-ed by the Chair of the American Pizza Community, pizza companies want flexibility in how they implement menu labeling for customers. Read More...

WSJ Editorial: The FDA's Pizza Minders: Your Government At Work

From a recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal, the upcoming regulation on menu labeling set by the USFDA under the previous Administration contains so many rules pizza stores must follow to post calorie information on in-store menus or face stiff penalties. Read More...

Obamacare's Absurd Food Labeling Law to Begin Soon

If I were to point to anything in the ironically named Affordable Care Act as being its most stupid regulation, I have little doubt that you could manage to find to something even more ridiculous in it. Such is the nature of the worst piece of legislation in recent history. Read More...

Here Come the Pizza Gestapo

How many different ways are there to make a Domino’s pizza? The answer might interest you. It might also interest the Food and Drug Administration — at least, it should. Read More...

American Pizza Community Demands Changes to Job-Killing FDA Rule

The American Pizza Community held a meeting in the nation’s capital on Wednesday to sound the alarm over the Food and Drug Administration’s business-killing menu-labeling standards. Read More...

Pizza Lobby to Trump: Hold the FDA Calorie-Labeling Regulations

WASHINGTON – A group of pizza companies, supermarkets and convenience stores is asking the Trump administration to withdraw or delay a compliance deadline for Obama-era calorie-labeling standards, claiming the mandate is nonsensical and adds little value to consumers. Read More...

How does the new joint employer standard impact pizza store owners?

The Federal Court of Appeals will hear arguments on March 9 on the Browning-Ferris case of 2015 that led to the NLRB's decision to upend the 30-year franchise business model broadening the definition of joint employer, which gave more actionable control to a company over an independent entity. Read More...