(CBS 5) – California law now requires chain restaurants to post nutritional information on their menus. John Gilleran asked this Good Question: How do consumers know the nutritional information on menus is accurate?

ANSWER: According to Randy Sawyer, head of Environmental Health in Contra Costa County, restaurants with more than 19 facilities must post nutritional information on menus. The local health department is required to check that calorie counts are present, but no one is required to prove they are accurate.

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