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New York City Salt Law A Setback For Chains

The National Restaurant Association is castigating the New York State Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a New York City regulation requiring restaurant chains to label menu items containing more than the recommended daily allowance for salt. “Yesterday’s decision was a setback for the men and women that own and operate New York's chain restaurants,” wrote Christin Fernandez, NRA director for media relations and public affairs, in an email. “The association advocated for a federal menu labeling standard so consumers could have access to uniform nutritional information whether they're dining out in Portland, Maine, or Portland, Ore.”

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