Florida eyes trans-fat disclosure measure

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TALLAHASSEE Fla. Two Florida lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require restaurants in the state to warn customers that their menus contain trans fats.

Rep. Joe Gibbons (D-Hallandale Beach) and Rep. Ari Porth (D-Coral Springs) say their proposal was patterned after New York City’s newly adopted restrictions on the trans-fat content of restaurant fare, which take effect starting July 1. The Florida measure would require restaurants to alert patrons

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