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Thanks, FDA: A Trip to the Grocery Store May Soon Cost More

Bear Trax Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:57 PM
The bigger issue is it requires a few hundred thousand new bureaucrats, on the payroll, to impliment it, and that doesn't seem to count. There is never any "cost/benefit" analysis only good intentions. Try that in the private sector.
RiffRaff Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:40 PM
BearTrax. there never is a cost/benefit analysis because cost doesn't matter to them. They don't pay the cost the consumer does. Bureaucrats don't factor in costs which is why government overpay for everything.
Lars795 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:06 PM
Simple math, everyone becomes an employee of the government. They get paid from the taxes collected from their salary. Like all of his economics, he never see's the cost involved. Even if you tax them at 100% that will just, maybe, cover what you pay them, but still does not include al the rest of the costs involved! They just don't get it.

Thanks to the FDA’s menu labeling provision in ObamaCare, which targets restaurant chains and grocery stores, consumers may soon have to pay a little more at the checkout counter.

The proposed regulation would require store owners to label prepared, unpackaged foods found in salad bars and food bars, soups and bakery items. Erik Lieberman, regulatory counsel at the Food Marketing Institute, said testing foods for nutritional data will require either expensive software or even more costly off-site laboratory assessments.

Lieberman said failure to get it right comes with...

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