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Bloomberg Bans Food Donations to NYC Homeless Shelters

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Food Police cronies have sank to an all-time low. Expanding his taxpayer-funded war on salt, the administration is now forbidding you from donating food to government-run homeless shelters because he has to monitor the salt, fat, and calorie content of the food being […]

FDA Rejects Traffic Light Food Labels Imposed on Army Troops

This week the FDA informed the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marking Institute (FMI) of its approval for the Facts Up Front program, according to FoodNavigator-usa.com. This means that consumers get the facts, not interpretation by the Federal Government. But there are still areas of our society that are not […]

Food Freedom Champion: Miss Oklahoma

On Saturday night, Miss America 2012 was crowned in Las Vegas, NV. In front of the largest audience since 2004, a new champion for food freedom emerged: Miss Oklahoma. In the final round on stage Miss Oklahoma, Betty Thompson, was asked, “Does the government have any responsibility for telling parents […]

Chick-fil-A Caves Under the Pressure of the Food Police

Another fast food chain has succumbed to the government’s pressure to dictate what we eat. Explaining it as adding “healthier options,” Chick-fil-A is making significant changes to its menu that wreak of Food Police influence. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Chick-fil-A will eliminate Hi-C from its children’s beverage line, add […]

Food Police Toy Ban Fails in San Francisco

After the city passed a law banning the toy as a free give-away, McDonald’s figured out how to comply with the law but still offer the toys so many Americans have grown to love. The San Francisco Chronicle reports: Scott Rodrick, who owns 10 of the 19 McDonald’s franchises in […]

Are Cupcakes as addictive as Cocaine?

No doubt this latest study comparing food to drugs will be used by the Food Police to justify more nanny state policies. Bloomberg reports, “Fatty Foods Addictive as Cocaine in Growing Body of Science”: Cupcakes may be addictive, just like cocaine. A growing body of medical research at leading universities […]

Proof the Food Police are unpopular?

Via TheHill.com: President Obama joked that the first lady’s desire for healthy eating might lead to the White House getting “egged” this Halloween if it doesn’t start giving out more traditional candy. “Halloween is coming up, and she’s been giving, for the last few years, the kids fruit and raisins […]