Massachusetts adopts menu-labeling regulations

BOSTON The Massachusetts Public Health Council Wednesday approved new statewide regulations requiring restaurant chains with 20 or more in-state stores to post calorie counts on menus and menu boards, including those stationed at the chains’ drive-thru areas.

The new regulations will go into effect Nov. 1, 2010, and will affect approximately 50 restaurant chains, or a total of 5,800 units, according to the Boston Herald.

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