NY restaurant group opens suit over menu labeling

NY restaurant group opens suit over menu labeling

NEW YORK Attorneys for the New York State Restaurant Association opened the trade group’s lawsuit against New York City in U.S. District Court here today, arguing that the city’s health department overstepped its authority when it ruled that some restaurants must list calorie counts on menus and menu boards.

The NYSRA maintains that only the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has the authority to mandate that restaurants post nutritional content on menus.

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