Posts Tagged "health care bill"

Health law makes calorie counts hard to hide

Posted on Apr 1, 2010 in Uncategorized

FDA directed to create a new national standard for menu labeling   updated 9:54 a.m. ET, Tues., March. 23, 2010 WASHINGTON – That Caesar salad you’re about to eat? It’s 800 calories, and that’s without the croutons. The fettuccine alfredo? A whopping 1,220 calories. You may choose to ignore the numbers, but soon it’s going to be tough to deny you saw them. A requirement tucked into the nation’s massive health care bill will make calorie counts impossible for thousands of restaurants to hide and difficult for consumers to ignore. More than 200,000 fast food...

Read More