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Study: Mandatory Calorie Labels Doesn’t Lower Calorie Intake

Caloric intake actually increased [1] after the labels were forced onto restaurant owners:

A new study found that customers did not lower their calorie intakes at fast food restaurants in the wake of the mandatory calorie labeling scheme imposed during Michael Bloomberg’s tenure as mayor of New York City.

The study [2], published in the November issue of Health Affairs Journal, analyzed fast food receipts from shortly after the policy went into place in 2008 and then again in 2014.