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FDA requires calorie counts for cocktails, theater popcorn, vended food
FDA requires calorie counts for cocktails, theater popcorn, vended food

When you're sipping a cocktail, too often the last thing on your mind is how many calories are in your martini glass. The same goes for when you're ferociously shoveling handfuls of popcorn into your mouth at a movie theater. Well, the Food and Drug Administration is about to change that.  On Tuesday, the FDA issued two rules requiring the operators of chain restaurants, movie theaters and vending machines to clearly display calorie information for food and drink products. This includes calorie counts for movie theater popcorn and other items at concession stands, cocktails on a drink menu and more. The rules are new additions to the menu labeling law passed in March...

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