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Nanny Logic: Let's Throw People in Jail For Labeling Food Incorrectly

paddy o'furniture Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 3:41 PM
.... they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Whatever......

Leah touched on this yesterday, but I think it deserves another look. The Food and Drug Administration has proposed new labeling requirements that would make labeling mistakes a federal crime complete with jail time for violators.

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier.

The rule stems from an ObamaCare mandate that restaurants provide nutrition information on menus. Most in the restaurant industry were supportive of the idea, but when the FDA decided to extend the provision to also affect thousands...