California pols pass statewide menu-labeling requirements

California pols pass statewide menu-labeling requirements

SACRAMENTO CALIF. —California this month was poised to become the first state to require restaurants to list dietary data on their menus, but its Legislature simultaneously refused to ban trans fats from eateries in the closing hours of its regular session.

Meanwhile, as the historic menu-labeling legislation was sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger along with hundreds of other 11th-hour measures, lawmakers in Los

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