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Calorie Count required, even on movie theater popcorn

– “Calorie Counts at Last Coming to Chain Restaurants”
“Menu Labeling Proponents Pleased that Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Movie Theaters, & Alcohol Covered Under Final Rule”

“Calorie counts will become permanent fixtures on America’s chain-restaurant menus and menu boards in about a year when new regulations, released in final form today by the Food and Drug Administration, take effect. The rules apply to chains with 20 or more outlets nationally, including supermarkets, convenience stores, and movie theaters, which also sell restaurant-type foods. Calorie counts will also be posted on tags for salad bars, bakery items, and soda dispensers, and a companion rule requires calorie labeling for vending machines,” quoting the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
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Posted by Steve on November 30, 2014 at 5:10 am | Permalink

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