Restaurant Chains Work To Respond To Health Law’s Calorie Disclaimer RulesLos Angeles Times: Restaurants Revamping Menus In Response To Calorie Count Rules
[A]s part of the recent federal health care overhaul, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to roll out national rules by year-end requiring any chain with 20 or more locations to post calorie counts for every item they sell. Chains are scrambling to rework consumer favorites so they have fewer calories, and they are redesigning menus so that high-calorie items are balanced out by more-healthful options (Berstein, 6/22). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.