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The Center for Science in the Public Interest leads the campaign for better menu labelling in the USA. See: http://www.cspinet.org/menulabeling/

Calorie labelling is chain restaurants is now required by law in New York City, despite stiff opposition from restaurant chains. This link at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene website details the steps taken by New York City to improve the health of consumers. http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/cdp/cdp_pan-calorieupdate.shtml

New York City Health Department launches a Calorie Education Campaign http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/pr2008/pr066-08.shtml

UK consumers give their views on eating out. In a Food Standards Agency survey, 85% of people agreed with the statement that restaurants, pubs and cafes have a responsibility to make it clear what is in the food they serve. http://www.food.gov.uk/news/newsarchive/2008/jun/eatout

Food Standards Agency work with catering businesses to improve labelling. http://www.food.gov.uk/healthiereating/healthycatering/cateringbusiness/