Thursday, November 26, 2015
New York City's Attempt To Shake The Salt Habit
Beginning December 1, if you eat out in New York City, you may see a salt shaker icon next to some of the menu items. That’s when New York City will become the first U.S. city to require chain food service establishments to place a warning icon next to menu items that contain more than 2,300 milligrams (or approximately 1 teaspoon) of salt, which is the daily recommended limit. Many foods and drinks do not taste salty but still can have surprising amounts of salt. Here are some.