Salt

Is the War on Salt Over?

This week from Scientific American in an article titled, “It’s Time to End the War on Salt,” we learn that the overreaching government officials on a mission to remove salt from our diets do not have the support of science: For decades, policy makers have tried and failed to get […]

Study: Salt is GOOD…Major Food Police Myth Dispelled by Facts

The next time you hear government officials propose population wide salt reduction plans, introduce legislation to ban chefs from using salt in restaurants, or force companies like Walmart to dramatically alter the amount of salt in product recipes, or any other absurd measure that not only demonstrates government overreach but […]

MFMC Op-ed: Wal-Mart caves to government bullies

This op-ed from My Food. My Choice! national spokeswoman Orit Sklar appears in The Daily Caller: Michelle Obama and nutrition czar Sam Kass have taken the Food Police nationwide. Last week Wal-Mart announced that it is joining the first lady’s anti-obesity campaign by reducing the salt and sugar content of […]

False Advertising, Govt Approved

When private advertisers use creative ads to sell a product, the government steps in to take it off the market. But, what happens when it is the government who is producing blatantly false advertising? We know health czars are overriding their own experts and advisors, approving marketing campaigns against food […]

Bloomberg, Fed Govt Push Taxpayer-Funded War on Salt

In yesterday’s New York Post, Sally Goldenberg wrote about NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s latest tax-payer funded war on salt (No soup for you! Mike targets salt sellers): The ads, which will be plastered on subways for the next two months, feature a half-opened can of soup with a geyser of salt […]

Lessons of a Happy Meal Art Project

Michelle Minton responds to the tone of coverage around the project and puts it into context: The horrified response to this artist’s experiment is misguided and potentially dangerous. As the food police begin to forcibly limit the use of salt in food processing, our foods are becoming more and more […]