News Summary: McDonald's to post calorie counts

Associated Press Published: September 12, 2012
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THE NEWS: McDonald's Corp. says it will start posting calorie information at restaurants nationwide starting Monday.

THE BACKGROUND: The move comes ahead of a new regulation that would require restaurant chains to post the information as early as next year.

THE DETAILS: The Oak Brook, Ill.-based company says it's also testing healthier menu options for next year, such as an Egg McMuffin made with egg whites and a whole grain bun.