Oregon county passes menu-labeling rules

PORTLAND Ore. Multnomah County commissioners earlier this week unanimously approved rules requiring the posting of calories on menus and menu boards by chain restaurants with 15 or more units nationwide.

The new rules are scheduled to go into effect March 12 for the Oregon county, which includes Portland, but restaurants will have until the end of the year to comply.

Last year, county commissioners passed a policy order requiring menu labelin

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