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Calorie Labeling Regulation- Notice of Adoption

Description:

The New York City Health Code was amended to require 10% of food serving establishments to post calorie information of items. This 17-page notice of adoption explains the basis and purpose of the resolution and the specific changes to the Health Code. It provides information on excess calorie consumption, describing it as one cause of the rising epidemic of obesity and diabetes.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Obesity

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene- Board of Health

Submitted:

11/09/2009

Modified:

11/10/2009

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