MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) â In recent years, calorie counts have become more present at restaurants.
Now, alcoholic beverages are joining the list.READ MORE: As Domestic Violence Is On The Rise In St. Paul, A New Program Is Offering Free Consultations
New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants to list the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks by next November.READ MORE: Plymouth Police Search For Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Of Bicyclist
The idea is that people often don’t know, or even think about, how many calories they are downing.
The rules will not apply to drinks ordered at the bar or any drinks that aren’t listed on the main menu.MORE NEWS: 'Extremely Concerning': Wisconsin Farm Where Chronic Wasting Disease Was Detected Sent Deer To Minnesota
The wine list will also be guilt-free, as individual calorie amounts won’t be required there either.