WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Starting early this year, about 5-million vending machines nationwide will be required to display calorie information. <div style="display:none">medical abortion pill procedure <a href="http://www.westshoreprimarycare.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-misoprostol">where to buy abortion pill</a> abortion pill costs</div> }}" />

   
 
 
Vending Machines Required To Display Calorie Information
otc abortion pill the cost of abortion pill open
read here late term abortion abortion pill online purchase

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 1/1/2013

Starting early this year, about 5-million vending machines nationwide will be required to display calorie information. The new Food and Drug Administration regulations apply to more than 10,000 vending machine companies that operate 20 or more machines. The result will be similar to the calorie count menus in restaurants. In vending machines, customers will see the calories next to their snack choice. The FDA hopes this will help consumers go for alternatives that will help them stick to their new year's resolutions. This update won't be cheap. The FDA estimates the cost to the industry will be nearly $26-million initially, and $24-million every year after that. The National Automatic Merchandising Association says complying with the law will be expensive for small companies with few employees and already low profit margins. But the FDA also estimates if just .02-percent of obese adults ate 100 fewer calories per week, it would save $24-million or more in annual health care costs.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Mansfield man accused of breaking into a home near Jeromesville and assaulting the resident has pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated burglary. Full Story
Image1 Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger will be the guest speaker this year at the Lincoln Day Dinner sponsored by the Crawford County Republican Organizations. Full Story
 
Image1 Crawford County elected officials gather to sign a proclamation for Friday May 8 as Leadership Day. Full Story
Image1 One local school could lose state funding, sending them back to the ballot for a levy within the next few years. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Decrease in State Funding Could Mean Levy for Ontario

More News