Ore. county to vote on menu labeling

PORTLAND Ore. Portland may become the next metropolitan area to adopt a menu-labeling requirement if the Multnomah County Commission approves a mandate proposed there.

The commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposal to require restaurant chains with 15 or more units nationwide to post calorie information on menu boards and menus. Other information -- such as fat, carbohydrates and sodium levels -- would have to be made available in stores on request

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