The publics' understanding of daily caloric recommendations and their perceptions of calorie posting in chain restaurants
- On the menu: calorie legislation. Gullon, Monica; Nelson, Jennifer // Shape;Jul2005, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p162
Presents information on a bill which requires fast-food and chain restaurants to list calories, saturated plus trans fat and sodium on printed menus alongside dishes.
- Lower Cal Items Gaining Momentum on Menus. // Southeast Food Service News;Dec/Jan2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
The article offers information about a new report from Tehnomic, mentioning that restaurant chains are offering ammunition through its menu with 500 or fewer calories, to fight against bloated waist lines.
- By the numbers. // Nation's Restaurant News;10/6/2014, Vol. 48 Issue 19, p8
The article offers information on dining chains through numbers including Americans consuming 8.9 billion hamburgers in the year ending July 2014, emerging Social Punch Bowl casual dining area at 24,000 square feet and Maggiano's Little Italy removing 720 calories from its serving of Fettuccini...
- 5: Don't Ignore Data. // Wired;Oct2012, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p114
The article provides an answer on whether calorie labels on chain restaurant menus influence the foods ordered by customers.
- The Battle to Lose. Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Dec2008, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p2
The author suggests various measures to control obesity in the U.S. He emphasizes the need for state and federal laws requiring calories on menus and menu boards at chain restaurants. He believes the government should fund mass-media campaigns to encourage people to fill up on healthy foods, and...
- Clarity on Calories. Gallo-Torres, Julia M. // Prepared Foods;Feb2008, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p9
The author commends the decision of the New York City Board of Health to require all chain restaurants in the city to post caloric data on their menus. She discusses the benefits of providing nutrition information to consumers so that they can make informed decision with their children. She...
- Mixed messages on NYC menu-labeling law. Thorn, Bret // Nation's Restaurant News;7/28/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 29, p1
The article reports on the impact of the menu-labeling law on restaurants in New York City. Officials of restaurant chains claim that the calorie posting rule had little effect on ordering habits. However, some restaurant workers say that customers are demonstrating caution in their ordering...
- Calories counting? // Nation's Restaurant News;7/28/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 29, p35
The article reports on the impact of the menu labeling law in New York City on restaurants. The calorie-posting rule is an attempt of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to address the increasing rates of obesity in the country. Some restaurant chains who have already...
- LA. lawmakers prod Calif. governor on menu labeling. // Nation's Restaurant News;9/22/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 37, p3
The article reports that the City Council in Los Angeles, California has voted 14-0 to develop its own mandate for menu labeling by large-chain restaurants in a bid to make California the first state to mandate on-menu calorie disclosures. The state menu measure would require calorie postings by...