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Menu Labeling: Another Job-Killing Regulation in ObamaCare

Gayle__CO Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 2:36 PM
DadGummit: Yeah, the morbidly obese are suddenly going to have an epiphany once they get "partially informed" about the crapp they are ingesting and order a salad instead. Because all along they thought Big Macs and fries were health food, low in calories with nary a gram of cholesterol to be found. I can't wait to see the look on their chubby little faces once they are faced with this new startling unknownst information. LOL.

Problems in society are rarely solved by Washington bureaucrats yet they seem to have taken the adage, ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’ to heart. Accordingly, the government is addressing the nation’s growing obesity epidemic with a regulation: Section 4205, the menu labeling provision attached to ObamaCare meant to “aid consumers in selecting more healthful diets.” As currently written, however, the regulation will likely have job-killing effects and result in little, if any, significant reductions in obesity rates and/or improved health.

The provision requires chain restaurants with 20 or more locations, including franchises and perhaps some grocery...