More menu labeling on tap as Congress set to revisit LEAN Act

WASHINGTON Even as federal lawmakers plan in the next few weeks to revisit the Labeling Education and Nutrition Act, which would create a national standard for menu-labeling mandates, more municipalities are looking to jump on the nutrition disclosure bandwagon.

The most recent states to join the growing list looking to require that calorie counts and other nutrition information appear on menus are Maryland and Tennessee.

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