N.Y.’s Westchester County to vote on menu labeling

WHITE PLAINS N.Y. The Westchester County Board of Legislators will vote Nov. 10 on whether to mandate the disclosure of calorie counts on the menus of about 600 chain restaurants, a spokeswoman said.

The spokeswoman, Betsy DeSoye, said the vote was scheduled following a public hearing on Monday night.

"I know there’s a very strong voice out there in favor of it,” said DeSoye, who also acknowledged that restaurateurs spoke out against the measure.

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