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

rpaul946 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 7:58 AM
You will be a felon and pay stiff fines if you don't label the lettuce and soup. This is about government control and in the end another way of screwing money out of 'rich' people (i.e. - those who work). Proof positive the government is about 65% too big and out of control. Do you think the founders intended THIS? Very sad indeed. Now I await the onslaught of comments how dangerous salad bars are, the wonderful work of Obama, victims of obesity, etc......go ahead - you are wrong.

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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