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County to ban trans fats; require labeling

The King County Board of Health approved measures July 19 to ban artificial trans fats in county restaurants and require chain restaurants to add health information to menus.

The new law will require chain restaurants with more than 10 national locations to display calorie, fat, sodium and carbohydrate information on menus.

It also will ban the use of artificial trans fats in county restaurants.

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