Restaurants respond to Tufts calorie study

Most restaurants meet FDA requirements on calorie information; some far off

Tufts University researchers discovered inaccuracies in calorie information voluntarily provided by chain restaurants in a study published in the July 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

While 81 percent of food items tested from restaurants such as Boston Market, Burger King, Domino’s Pizza, Olive Garden, McAlister’s Deli and Arby’s contained the number of calories the chains’ websites said they did within a 20 percent margin of error,

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