Bunned Out: Foodservice Industry Feeling Blue

It's bad enough that public health officials are pressuring the restaurant industry to be more forthcoming about the nutritional content of their menu items. Some communities, like Los Angeles, have gone so far as to ban construction of new eateries in certain neighborhoods. Top that with the current economic downturn, and it's easy to see why foodservice operators feel glum. A recent consumer survey

It's bad enough that public health officials are pressuring the restaurant industry to be more forthcoming about the nutritional content of their menu items. Some communities, like Los Angeles, have gone so far as to ban construction of new eateries in certain neighborhoods.

Top that with the current economic downturn, and it's easy to see why foodservice operators feel glum. A recent consumer survey by Booz & Co. found that 43% of respondents stated they are eating out less, 39%

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