The U.S. Food and Drug Administration delayed indefinitely implementation of a new nutrition facts label that would enlarge calorie counts, itemize added sugar and bring serving sizes in line with actual average portions.

A restaurant industry trade group is suing New York City’s Board of Health to stop it from enforcing a new rule requiring many chain restaurants to post warnings on menu items that are high in sodium.   The National Restaurant Association said on Thursday the Board of Health unfairly burdened restaurant owners and usurped the […]

A tiny salt shaker symbol that warns certain meals are high in sodium will appear, starting Tuesday, on menus in chain restaurants in New York City, the first U.S. city to take the step in an effort to combat heart disease and stroke. Any menu item containing more than 2,300 milligrams (0.08 oz) of sodium, […]