Friday, October 03, 2008

California Calorie Labeling Law

California's 'Governator' Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a law that will require any restaurant chain with more than 20 locations (that's most fast food chains) to label menu items with their calories on menu boards.

The net result will be calorie counts on over 17,000 restaurants statewide by 2011.

The Governator said:  "This legislation will help Californians make more informed, healthier choices by making calorie information easily accessible at thousands of restaurants throughout the state."

Similar local laws already exist in New York, Seattle and San Francisco.

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