Maryland county to require menu labeling

ROCKVILLE Md. Montgomery County Council members passed a measure Tuesday requiring some restaurants to post calorie counts on menus and menu boards.

The law, which was passed by an 8-1 vote, requires restaurants in the Maryland county with 20 or more outlets nationwide to post calorie counts alongside food items and provide additional nutritional information to customers upon request.

The law exempts supermarkets, convenience stores and movie theaters

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