Extension of the Nanny State
Its been a month since the Food and Drug Administration announced its final rule for menu labeling, a regulation thats already proving to be a nightmare for the major chain restaurants and retail food establishments that must comply by Dec. 1, 2015, or face a stiff penalty.
The food police are here.
Return of the Nanny State.
It seems we have a government who increasingly, since the establishment of this great nation, thinks that in order to promote the general welfare it needs to generally promote welfare for all.
In what may be the ultimate Nanny State move, Vermont has outlawed consuming or bringing brownies, cakes, or cookies to school. The mandates are part of a new program titled Smart-Snacks-in-Schools and will apply to lunch items, vending machines, and fundraising events between midnight and half and hour after