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Old 02-24-2014, 02:48 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Rocket_J_Dawg View Post
...Recently we met some friends at our local (insert Big Chain here) and the waitress couldn't answer Mrs D's question on whether a particular dish contained egg yoke. She simply pointed to a disclaimer at the bottom of the menu that stated "To our guests with food sensitivities or allergies: (big chain) cannot ensure that menu items do not contain ingredients that might cause an allergic reaction. Please consider this when ordering." We paid for our drinks and left.
Wow! That borders on criminal irresponsibility. I'd report them.

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Old 02-24-2014, 04:02 PM   #32
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First, it's not all that easy to accurately determine the caloric content of your foods. Not all restaurants/deli/pizza places have the knowledge or ability to do it accurately. If they have to pay someone to do it, that's an extra expense.
Actually, it's not that hard I've mentioned before that I have software called "Living Cookbook" that, among many other things, calculates the amount of calories and other nutrients in a recipe.


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