Washington eyes several nutrition-disclosure bills

OLYMPIA Wash. State lawmakers here are considering two bills that would require some chain restaurants to provide patrons with nutritional profiles of every menu item.

One measure, Senate Bill 6505, would require Washington restaurants that are part of a chain with at least 10 branches nationwide to post the calorie, fat, carbohydrate and sodium content of each standard menu item. The information would have to be posted next to each selection on menus and menu

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