NYC adopts new menu-labeling law

NEW YORK New York City’s Board of Health adopted a regulation today requiring chain restaurants throughout the city to list calorie counts on their menus and menu boards.

The law will force brands with 15 or more locations around the country to display calorie information alongside all menu items. The mandate will affect approximately 10 percent of New York's approximately 20,000 eating establishments.

New York City health commissioner Thomas Frieden

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