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Swiss Chalet to Offer WW-Branded Healthy-Selections Menu

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Swiss Chalet has partnered with WW (formerly Weight Watchers International, Inc.) to feature a new “Healthy Selections” menu. The menu will highlight...

Fat Burger Introduces Skinny Burger

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Fatburger has turned the idea of a specialty burger on its head, with the introduction of...

The Verdict Is In On Ontario’s Menu-labelling Debate

The menu-labelling debate has been fodder for conversation for the past five years, but recently the conversation changed — at least in Ontario. It began in earnest last October when Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced proposed legislation that required large chain restaurants (with 20 or more locations in Ontario) to post calorie and other nutritional information on menus.

Ontario Poised to Impose Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus

TORONTO — The Ontario Liberal government is expected to announce new legislation today that will require large restaurant chains to put nutritional information and...

Informed Dining Program Comes to Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The Informed Dining Program — an initiative that gives consumers access to comprehensive nutrition information before ordering — has officially launched in...

Toronto Public Health Launches New Initiative in Support of Menu Labelling

TORONTO — Toronto Public Health’s new SavyDiner campaign is encouraging large chain restaurants to post calorie and sodium information on menus. “Menu labelling means providing...

New Skinny Cocktails Debut at Four Season’s Dbar

TORONTO — Dbar at Four Seasons Toronto has launched a “Gimme-the-Skinny” menu, which features a selection of light cocktails. “Now that summer is in full...

Taco Bell Tests Protein Menu

IRVINE, Calif. — Taco Bell is adding a little muscle to its menu, testing healthier, protein-packed items in Ohio stores, starting July. The chain announced...

City of Toronto Approves Mandatory Menu Labelling

TORONTO — Following months of debate, Toronto’s Board of Health has approved mandatory menu labelling, which may require chain restaurants to post sodium and...

McDonald’s Spotlights Calories in New Menu

OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s U.S.A. is introducing a new way to nutritionally profile its food, with the launch of its “Favorites Under 400...