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Old Wed, Jul-16-08, 15:28
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Default New Yorkers try to swallow calorie sticker shock

600 calorie muffins? The first city to adopt law faces unappetizing surprises

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Originally Posted by MSNBC
New Yorkers have been in the throes of sticker shock since this spring when the Big Apple became the first city in the country to implement a law forcing chain restaurants to post the calorie count of each food in the same size and font as the price.

Restaurants have not exhausted their legal challenges, but the city will start fining violators up to $2,000 beginning Friday, say officials with the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

While some sit-down chains and fast-food eateries are waiting until the last minute, coffee shops like Starbucks — home of the 470 calorie raspberry scone and 610 calorie cookie — have been replacing their menu boards and adding calorie tags to pastries in recent weeks. The result: Do a little eavesdropping in a New York City restaurant, and you may think you’ve stumbled into an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.


I love the pic MSNBC chose to illustrate the story -- Banana Chocolate Chip Cake -- 390 calories! But hey -- it's FAT FREE!
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Old Wed, Jul-16-08, 17:44
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Well that's a lot less calories than many of the drinks and pastries, at least. :-)

I should talk. My morning smoothie is like 800 calories! Most of it fat (12-14g carbs, 12-15g protein).
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