NYC suburb passes menu labeling

WHITE PLAINS N.Y. Legislators in Westchester County, N.Y., voted Monday to require local outlets of chains with at least 15 units nationwide to post calorie counts on their menus and menu boards, a move targeted at reducing obesity levels.

The restaurateurs have six months to comply with the new legislation or face fines, according to The Journal News.

The local newspaper reported that legislators had deliberated on the measure for more than a year

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