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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Tom Farley.
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Pat Loeb
September 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Beginning this weekend, chain restaurants in Philadelphia will have to display warning labels on menu items with high sodium levels.
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In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 photo, pedestrians walk past the Lucky Lee's restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York.
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April 12, 2019 - 1:24 pm
By Terry Tang, Associated Press A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the long-simmering debate about stereotyping and cultural appropriation in the...
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Lynne Adkins
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We often hear that adults should avoid too much sodium, but it's also an issue for children. Sodium can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. So grabbing the salt shaker at every meal is not a good idea. "These problems that start in childhood can...
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Mike DeNardo
September 14, 2018 - 12:38 pm
UPDATED: 1:50 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You may not realize it, but some dishes at chain restaurants may pack more than a day's recommended sodium content. The city of Philadelphia wants you to be aware of that. Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill on Friday requiring chain restaurants to put a...
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Pat Loeb
May 07, 2018 - 6:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You now know how many calories are in your chain restaurant meal, but what about how much salt is in it? Calorie counts became mandatory Monday nationwide by chain restaurants with 20 or more locations. On the same day, the Philadelphia City Council Health Committee...
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