Today's blue-plate special: more info...

Today's blue-plate special: more informed dining options

The legislation, designed and enacted by the provincial Liberal government, compels all food-service chains that have at least 20 locations in the province to post the number of calories in all food and drink items they sell. At the time, Ontario's nutritional guidelines for restaurants, fast-food outlets and coffee shops were criticized by some, who saw the display of caloric information on menus as another example of a "nanny state."

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