Industry-supported labeling bill introduced in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON As expected, Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., has introduced a federal bill that would require units of restaurant chains with 20 or more stores nationwide to post calorie counts and offer additional nutrition data at the point of sale.

Unlike previous attempts to mandate nutrition disclosure by restaurants on a federal level, the proposal Carper introduced Thursday is supported by the National Restaurant Association and other restaurant groups. The

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