Congress to mull stricter menu-labeling bill

WASHINGTON Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, have reintroduced federal menu-labeling measures called the Menu Education and Labeling, or MEAL, Act into the U.S. House and Senate, respectively.

The companion bills would require chain restaurants with 20 or more outlets nationwide to post calories on menu boards and food display tags, and calories, saturated and trans fats, carbohydrates and sodium on printed menus. The

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