Consumers eager for menu labeling

With a national calorie-posting mandate on the horizon for chains with 20 or more units, signed as part of the federal health care bill, restaurant-goers are welcoming the notion of menu transparency, according to a survey by trend tracker Mintel.

Still, consumers want their food to taste good above all else.

More than 60 percent of consumers think nutrition information should be posted on menus, and 44 percent believe federal or local governments should make that happen, the su

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