323 search results for “food regulation”

Food Regulation Gets One-Sided Push

Two articles caught our eye over the weekend, one from Britain’s The Observer (owned by The Guardian), advocating for the government to regulate into oblivion all sugary foods and drinks, and another from Time, questioning…
PostedAugust 5, 2013 at4:50 pm

Consumers Lose Appetite for Food Regulations

Americans do not like to be told what they can or cannot eat and drink. Personal responsibility has once again silenced the loud minority of fun suckers bent on…
PostedJune 26, 2013 at2:43 pm

California’s Nanny State Targets Food, Clothing

Originally published in the Orange County Register by Will Coggin on March 5, 2019: Only 6 percent of Californians are below the age of 5, but some state legislators…
PostedMarch 5, 2019 at2:38 pm

This One Chemical is Lurking in Your Food

Care for some dihydrogen monoxide with your next meal? You may have instinctual skepticism to that offer. But that’s the chemical name for H2O; good old-fashioned…
PostedOctober 12, 2018 at4:16 pm

Food Activists Target Beef Consumption, Claim it’s Bad for the Environment

As Michelle Obama pushes for bigger nutrition labels on food, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is working behind the scenes to set new nutritional recommendations due out this fall.
PostedMarch 20, 2014 at8:03 am

Brownell Protégé Continues Anti-Food Crusade

Kelly Brownell, the portly former director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and now-dean of Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, has spent…
PostedJanuary 31, 2014 at10:34 am

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

Latest Food Panic Targets Mothers

With ideological activists trying every measure to get foods regulated like alcohol — their openly stated goal — it shouldn’t surprise anyone that activists are trying hard to…
PostedDecember 4, 2013 at3:03 pm

Food Finger-Wagger Equates Democratic Process to “Micromanaging”

Top food cop Marion Nestle has a new book of food-politic cartoons, but she herself is already a great source of entertainment—though quite unintentionally, we presume. We’ve written before about …
PostedSeptember 4, 2013 at10:05 am

Newest Food Addiction Claims: More of the Misguided Same

We’ve been writing for over a decade now (literally) about the sheer silliness of the notion that one can become “addicted” to food, a notion that is…
PostedAugust 21, 2013 at4:49 pm