NYC Board Of Health Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Sodium Warnings On MenusThe city Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require chain eateries to put salt-shaker symbols on menus to denote dishes with more than the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium.
NYC Health Dept. To Propose Plan To Label High Sodium Menu ItemsIf the proposal is passed, it would be a first in the country requiring chain restaurants to label menu items that include 2,300 milligrams of sodium or more in an effort to help diners make healthier choices.
NYC Could Become First City In U.S. To Require High-Sodium Warning Labels On MenusThe Health Department will propose all chain restaurants add a symbol resembling a salt shaker on menus next to food products that contain more than the recommended daily limit, the AP reports.
Mixed Reaction To Quinn's Demand For Nutrition Rules For Restaurant Kids' MealsCity Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.
Study: No Health Benefit Seen In Adopting Low Sodium DietAt the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.
$6.5 Million Awarded In Death At Danbury HospitalA Connecticut jury awarded $6.5 million Thursday to the family of a man whose death at Danbury Hospital was blamed on excessive sodium, his attorneys said.
Bloomberg Praises Companies For Success In Sodium Reduction InitiativeAmong the products that met their reduced sodium goal include Butterball cold cuts, Heinz ketchup, Starbucks breakfast sandwiches and Teddy Grahams cookies.
NYU Professor Reacts To New School LunchesEven when pizza is on the menu, school lunches are going to be healthier.
New Salt Study Appears To Trump Bloomberg's Assertion Too Much Is No GoodA dash of doubt was added Wednesday to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's assault on salt. He’s made it one of the calling cards of his administration. But now a new study is taking the idea of cutting sodium with a grain of salt.
NJ Man Loses Appeal On Denny's Sodium CaseNick DeBenedetto, 49, filed a lawsuit claiming the chain wasn't upfront about the high-sodium content of its food. The appeals court upheld a lower court's dismissal of the case.