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California Brings Back Food Ban Bill

As state legislatures convene for their annual sessions, we will shortly see a tsunami of horrible ideas to regulate, tax, and ban our favorite foodstuffs. California looks to be…
PostedJanuary 7, 2014 at4:11 pm

Fast Food Ban

“Until the spread of fast-food restaurants is restricted, we will never beat obesity”: It’s the quote of the week, the month, the year. Made over the weekend by a…
PostedJanuary 21, 2008 at12:00 am

Candy Bans and UN Control of Your Food

While America’s food police have thus far been largely unsuccessful, control over food choices is a global goal. This weekend, two foreign developments took direct aim at dinner plates—including…
PostedMay 19, 2014 at4:45 pm

Hyperbole Ban Would Put Food Snobs Out of Business

After spending the better part of the last year or so being reamed by a Yale professor, a former National Cancer Institute official, and a fellow…
PostedMay 16, 2013 at4:44 pm

Journal of Food Scaremongers Rues Downfall of Soda Ban

Last month when all hope for adult decision-making in New York seemed lost, a New York state judge threw out the city’s proposed regulation limiting the size of…
PostedApril 4, 2013 at4:54 pm

Food Marketing Bans Take a Beating

We’re not the only ones pleased by a federal judge’s dismissal of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) lawsuit over toys in…
PostedApril 13, 2012 at4:16 pm

New York City’s Food Cops to Consider Banning Fast-Food Restaurants

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) fired back against New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who vowed Tuesday to pursue fast-food zoning policies in NYC’s poorer neighborhoods.
PostedMarch 24, 2010 at12:00 am

An Urban Myth Even Some Food Cops Don’t Buy

Last Sunday, the London Times reported that an influential Lancet study linking certain childhood vaccines to autism was, in fact, a hoax. This sudden overturning of a decade’s worth…
PostedFebruary 11, 2009 at12:00 am

Food Cops Closer To Banning Fast Food

  After moving out of committee yesterday, Los Angeles’ proposed “fast food” moratorium is one step closer to becoming law. It’s worthwhile to note that L.A. County commissioned…
PostedJuly 23, 2008 at12:00 am

Lawmakers Ban Fast Food, Common Sense

The city council of small-town Cotati, California, recently extended its ban on chain restaurants by six months, and is planning on implementing permanent restrictions on outside vendors in…
PostedMay 2, 2007 at12:00 am