American Heart Association

Court rules sodium warnings can stay on the menu in New York City

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A state appeals court has upheld a rule requiring all New York City chain restaurants to post warning signs on their saltiest menu items.

Restaurants with at least 15 locations nationwide have been required for the past year to flag high-sodium items with a salt shaker […]

Hold the salt – at least for now

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New York City and the National Restaurant Association are waiting it out to see who will emerge victorious in the latest legal battle over warnings on high-sodium menu items.

Under a law approved unanimously last September by the city’s Board of Health, chain restaurants must put […]

New York City to require sodium warnings on some chain restaurant menus

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings on Tuesday by requiring many chain restaurants to post a warning label on menu items that have high sodium content.

The rule – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – requires […]