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Fast food restaurants display nutritional values of food on menu boards

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Posted: Saturday, January 22, 2011 12:00 am

Here's some food for thought: The number of calories in your combo meal is now as prominently displayed as the item's price. Ignorance can be bliss when biting into a bacon cheeseburger. But California — and soon federal — laws are requiring many restaurants to inform patrons of the caloric intake of what they are savoring.

As he sat in a plush booth at A&W Root Beer on East Lodi Avenue waiting for his order and sipping a root beer, Arin Singh talked with his friends about the amount of calories he was about to ingest. Thanks to a California law that went into effect New Year's Day, patrons like Singh now know exactly how many calories come in their cheese curds and barbecue chicken sandwiches.

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