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

Petrus64 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:53 PM
So Obama and the FDA want calories labeled on everything, yet refuse, even fight tooth and nail to label GMO Foods saying it will cost too much??? And then there's Neotame, Aspartame's replacement as the patent expires. It's even a worse Neurotoxin than it's predecessor. And what does the FDA do? No labeling required on it. You won't even know you're consuming it... And then there's the fight to get rid of Supplements and Organics that even Congress joins in on. Durbin wanted to make Vitamin D prescription only (You know the vitamin you get from the Sun!). Seriously... DC is completey Effed up when it comes to what is good for people. In fact, the FDA is good at creating customers for Big Pharma...
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 12:57 AM
And big chemical and food processors..follow the money. I didn't know about the change with Aspartame..nice info thanks. I used to make a 'scene' when my daughter had an after school job at Hardees and Target later, at the food bar. When I saw her giving a customer a diet drink that I knew had Asparatame I would ask her right in front of the customer why she was selling them poison?
It wasn't her fault, but I used the opportunity to let the customer know. Besides, with this garbage you GAIN, not lose weight besides the other health issues.

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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