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New York City can now enforce sodium warnings on menus

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New York City health officials can begin enforcing a rule that requires chain restaurants throughout the city to post warnings on all menu items high in sodium, according to a state appellate ruling issued Thursday.

The decision by the state’s Appellate Division, First Department, upholds a […]

Hold the salt – at least for now

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New York City and the National Restaurant Association are waiting it out to see who will emerge victorious in the latest legal battle over warnings on high-sodium menu items.

Under a law approved unanimously last September by the city’s Board of Health, chain restaurants must put […]

April 25th, 2016|Categories: Healthy Living, Nutrition, Sodium|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Hold the salt – at least for now

New York City diners will soon see sodium warnings on menus

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Chain restaurants in New York City will soon warn diners of menu items containing excessive sodium, following Wednesday’s unanimous vote by city health officials.

New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene passed the rule requiring restaurants to add a salt-shaker symbol on the menu […]

September 9th, 2015|Categories: Health, Sodium|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New York City diners will soon see sodium warnings on menus