NEW YORK CITY (INTELLIHUB) — Chain restaurants in the city will now face a $600 fine for not warning consumers about food containing a high amount of salt.
Chains will now be required to display ‘salt icons’ to customers so that they can get a better handle on their daily sodium intake.
While the rule went into effect in late 2015, the city now plans to enforce it.
2,300 mg salt is recommended daily for human consumption, any more than that can lead to heath problems according to research.
The rule applies to restaurants and fast-food chains that have more than 15 locations nationwide.
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