Santa Clara County in Calif. mandates labeling

SAN JOSE Calif. Lawmakers in Santa Clara County voted unanimously Tuesday to require some chain restaurants in the section of Silicon Valley to post calorie counts on their menus and menu boards as of Sept. 1.

Local media noted that the action was largely symbolic, since only a handful of chain restaurants in the region would be subject to the law. The measure applies only to units of chains with at least 14 other branches within the state.


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