Chain restaurants across the country with 20 or more units will soon be required to post calories on menus and menu boards under federal law, but Panera Bread didn’t want to wait.Calorie-counting guests can walk into any of the 1,388-unit bakery-cafe chain’s nearly 600 company-operated stores and choose between a Mediterranean Salmon Salad with 540 calories and a Fuji Apple Chicken Salad with 520 calories. Corporate locations completed the calorie-posting rollout in April, and franchisees ...

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