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A Binding Anti-Obesity International Treaty?
The front page of today’s Washington Post (along with at least 74 other major papers) announced that the Bush Administration would support the Framework…
Posted May 19, 2003 at 12:00 am
I’m From the Government, and I’m Here To … Hey! Put Down That Cookie!
In the name of teaching kids responsibility and the importance of making good choices, states and localities across the country have stripped students of the ability and responsibility to…
Posted May 12, 2003 at 12:00 am
Tennessee Legislation Targets Girl Scout Cookies, Bake Sales, Vegetables
To Connecticut, Texas, and Kentucky, add Tennessee to the list of states deliberating over-the-top legislation to combat childhood obesity. A bill under consideration…
Posted April 16, 2003 at 12:00 am
How Much Dietary Fiber Is In Your Barbeque?
Maine and New York have been considering legislation that would mandate nutrition labeling on menus and menu boards. And now a bill introduced by a…
Posted March 25, 2003 at 12:00 am
Big Brother is Watching Your Waistline
“Remember that scene from 1984 where Winston Smith is hectored by a grim woman on the other side of the view screen for insufficient vigor in touching his toes?” asks…
Posted January 8, 2003 at 12:00 am