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Calorie Count Displays Are Coming to Vending Machines

Calorie Count Displays Are Coming to Vending Machines

For anyone still wondering if eating a microwavable cheeseburger out of a vending machine is a positive health decision, we’ve got good news! Soon, vending companies will be required to display all calorie information on the machine so consumers confused about the health benefits of Cheetos, RingDings and Skittles can finally get the clarity they’ve long searched for. The measure is part of the government’s new healthcare reform overhaul. Officials hope that it will lead to adults consuming fewer daily calories, and ultimately, lower national healthcare costs. The move isn’t popular with everyone though; vending companies say that modifying all of the machines is an unnecessary expense …

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