NY restaurant group sues to avert menu labeling

NEW YORK The New York State Restaurant Association has filed suit against New York City, claiming the city’s health department had overstepped its authority late last year when it ruled that some restaurant chains must list calorie counts on menus and menu boards.

In December the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene passed a regulation requiring that restaurants already offering calorie information on the Internet, food wrappers, tray liners or

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