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 […]

New York campaign highlights menu sodium warnings, while court weighs legality

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

By now, they are a common sight on chain restaurant menus found throughout New York City.

The little salt shaker inside the black triangle serves as a warning to consumers about how much sodium the entrée contains.

The city’s health department says the warnings are doing restaurant […]

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 […]