NYC menus could get high sugar warnings

By Luke Funk

New York City chain restaurants are already required to indicate high salt levels. Soon they could be required to warn customers about high sugar content in menu items.

A bill introduced on Wednesday would require warning notices next to menu items and on signs for items that contain over 12 grams of added sugar.

Council Member Mark Levine is behind the legislation.  He says that the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene would be required to craft an added sugar icon and a warning statement on the consequences of consuming added sugars.  The symbol would then be added to restaurant menus and signs.

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