New sodium guidelines: FDA asks chefs, food producers to cut the salt

The FDA says more than 70% of Americans' sodium intake comes from sodium added to packaged foods and to restaurant foods, not from home cooking. So it has released new guidelines, which are voluntary, to encourage the reduction of the use of sodium in these industries over the next few years.

Staten Island restaurants sue to block vaccination proof mandate

A group of New York City restaurants asked a judge this week to block the city's latest effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, calling the city's mandate that customers show proof of vaccination "arbitrary, irrational, unscientific and unlawful."

NYC businesses begin vax checks: No shot, no proof, no service

New COVID-19 measures in New York City are putting restaurant servers, bartenders and ticket agents on the frontline of enforcing vaccination rules. The city is asking restaurants, gyms, museums and many other indoor venues to have patrons show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. That includes tourists.