Washington, D.C., to put calorie counts on vending-machine drinks

05/17/2013 | Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The

Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray says the city will participate in the Calories Count Vending Program, which will put calorie labels on vending-machine drinks sold in city buildings. City Councilwoman Mary Cheh said she questions the motivation of the American Beverage Association program, and has introduced legislation to require 30% of foods in city-run vending machines be healthy and 30% of drinks be water or 100% fruit juice.

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