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Fast-food calorie law goes into effect in NYC

From Deepak Gupta @ Consumer Law & Policy Blog: Did you know that a smoked turkey sandwich (930 calories) at Chili’s has more calories than a sirloin steak (540 calories)?  Or that a large milk shake from Mc Donald’s has over 1,000 calories, about half a day’s recommended amount? Or that two jelly-filled doughnuts at Dunkin’ Donuts have fewer calories than a sesame bagel with cream cheese?    New Yorkers are about to find out. Thanks to an order from the Second Circuit issued late yesterday afternoon (the same day as oral argument on a stay motion), New York City’s landmark calorie law is now in effect. Continue Reading >>