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New York City Considers Warnings for Restaurant Foods High in Added Sugar

Following on its 2015 sodium warning regulation, New York City is considering a bill that would require chain restaurants to display a warning symbol and related text next to menu offerings that are high in added sugar.  “Added sugar” is defined as “sugars and syrups put into foods during preparation or processing.” The bill, which … Continue Reading

NY Salt Lick

Appeals court gives NYC the go-ahead to enforce sodium warning requirement. As previously covered on this blog, New York City (NYC) health officials have adopted the nation’s first sodium warning requirement.  The rule requires restaurants that are part of chains with more than 15 locations nationwide to post warning statements about high sodium consumption levels … Continue Reading

Salt Shake-up

NY appeals court grants interim stay for sodium warning. Just last week, a New York Supreme Court judge upheld New York City’s precedent-setting sodium warning requirement for chain restaurants.  Starting on March 1, restaurants that failed to display the required warning language to indicate high-sodium foods would have been subject to fines. On February 29, a New York appeals court … Continue Reading

Salt Signage Showdown

NYC sodium warning upheld in court. As previously covered on this blog, New York City (NYC) health officials have adopted the nation’s first sodium warning requirement.  The rule requires restaurants that are part of chains with more than 15 locations nationwide to post warning statements about high sodium consumption levels and to display a salt … Continue Reading

Postscripts

Parties settle “Made in USA” lawsuit in California. (subscription to Law360 required) As previously covered on this blog, a product may bear a “Made in USA”-type (MIU) claim in accordance with federal guidelines where “all or virtually all” of the product is made in the U.S.  Until a recent statutory change, California’s MIU claim standard had been … Continue Reading

Sodium Sticker Shock

New York City adopts sodium warning requirement for chain restaurants. As previously covered on this blog, New York City’s (NYC) Department of Health proposed to require chain restaurants to add a sodium warning to menus and menu boards next to items containing more than the recommended daily intake of 2,300 mg of sodium. On September 9, … Continue Reading

NYC Gets Salty (About Sodium)

New York City considers adoption of sodium warning requirement for chain restaurants. In June 2015, New York City’s Department of Health proposed to require chain restaurants (with more than 15 locations across the U.S.) to add a sodium warning (such as a salt shaker symbol) to menus and menu boards next to items containing more than … Continue Reading
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