Calif. Senate approves menu-labeling bill

SACRAMENTO Calif. The state Senate, by a 21-18 vote, gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that would require restaurant chains with 15 or more outlets in California to post a range of nutritional information on their menus as of next July 1.

If signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the menus would have to state how many calories, grams of saturated fat, grams of trans fats, milligrams of sodium and grams of carbohydrates are in each regularly offered food

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