Mixed messages on NYC menu-labeling law

Mixed messages on NYC menu-labeling law

As the enforcement deadline loomed for New York City’s menu-labeling mandate, officials of chains already displaying the required calorie data said the disclosures had little effect on ordering habits. But front-of-the-house staff were telling a different story.

While some chains purposely delayed their calorie postings until the July 18 deadline, after which they could face fines of $200 to $2,000 and deductions in health code inspection scores, workers at restaurants that began disp

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