Starting September 14, expect to see sodium warnings on popular menu items at chain restaurants in Philadelphia. Chain restaurants with more than 15 locations must post warning labels on menu items and combination meals with 2,300 mg of sodium or more. Now Philadelphians will have the information they need to make healthier choices.
Eating one of these items alone puts the consumer over the maximum daily sodium intake recommended by the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans and American Heart Association.
The sodium warning labels look like this: