Some Fast Food Restaurants Are Listing The Amount Of Calories In Their Foods
LOUISVILLE, KY. (AP) - Want to know how many calories are in that burrito or fried chicken you're ordering?
Fast-food company Yum Brands Inc. says it's taking the guesswork out of counting calories.
The parent of FKC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food said Wednesday it will voluntarily start placing product calorie information on menu boards at its company-owned U.S. restaurants.
The calorie count will be based on individual serving sizes.
Franchisees will be encouraged to provide the same information on their menu boards.
Yum has about 20,000 U.S. Restaurants, and about 4,000 are company-owned.
Yum will push for federal legislation to set uniform guidelines for such calorie displays.