New York City mandates high sodium labels

New York City mandates high sodium labels

Chain restaurants must add symbol to menus

New York City’s Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require restaurants with 15 or more units nationwide to add warning labels on menu items that exceed the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium.

The new labeling rules require high-sodium items be marked with a salt-shaker symbol in a equilateral triangle. The rules go into effect Dec. 1, and violators will face a $200

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