San Francisco’s food police voted to override the mayor’s veto of its previous ban of the sales of certain foods in San Francisco. The new ordinance prohibits restaurants from selling food that contains more than 600 calories, 640 milligrams of sodium or that has more than 35% of its calories from fat.
LoHud.com: “When . . . two 13-year-olds . . . set up shop at Gedney Park . . . they were expecting a tidy profit. . . . New Castle Councilman Michael Wolfensohn came upon the sale and called the cops on the kids for operating without a license.”
Yea team! The U.S. is setting new records. Bloomberg: “The number of Americans receiving food stamps rose to a record 41.8 million in July as the jobless rate hovered near a 27-year high, the government said.” See “Gingrich brands Democrats ‘party of food stamps‘ “Suburbs take hit as US poverty climbs in downturn” [...]
If you thought the United States was a free county, here is more evidence to the contrary from KHOU TV in Texas “Jolly Rancher lands Fort Bend County third-grader in detention for a week.”
More loss of freedom. Instead of parents making choices for their children, government will do it for them. The Los Angeles Times reports that Santa Clara County, California, is about to ban the sale of food to children when the food is sold in conjunction with kids toys unless the food meets requirements [...]
Columnist Walter Williams has an article about the Salt Police in which he says, “What the anti-tobacco zealots established is that government had the right to forcibly control our lives if it was done in the name of protecting our health. . . . America’s tyrants have now turned their attention to salt.”
The food police busted the B & B Do it Center in Camarillo, California, for giving customers free coffee and donuts in the morning. Owner Ty Brann says the business had been giving the free stuff for over 15 years. Recently a customer complained to the Ventura County food police and B & [...]
The Associated Press reports that a man sued the Kansas City Royals baseball team claiming that he was injured when the team’s mascot, Sluggerrr, threw a hot dog into the stands that hit him in the eye. The plaintiff is asking for damages exceeding $25,000. Clearly Sluggerrr should have cut the hot dog [...]
New York Times: “Nine months after effectively banning most fund-raising food sales in city schools, a city panel will vote Wednesday on an amended regulation that will allow student groups to sell items like Pop-Tarts and Doritos during the school day, but not brownies, zucchini bread or anything else homemade. . . . [...]
The nutters have a new scare they want us to be aware of – hot dogs. The Associated Press reports that the American Academy of Pediatrics wants the federal food police to make “sweeping changes in the way food is designed and labeled to minimize children’s chances for choking.” Even though hot dog [...]
The Los Angeles police have apparently eliminated crime in their jurisdiction because they now devote a lot of man/woman police hours to busting mobile food vendors who sell from vehicles. I can’t wait until NBC makes a one hour TV series about the LAPD food police called FIU, short for Food Investigation Unit. I’d like [...]
New York Times: “The Obama administration will begin a drive this week to expel Pepsi, French fries and Snickers bars from the nation’s schools in hopes of reducing the number of children who get fat during their school years. In legislation, soon to be introduced, candy and sugary beverages would be banned and [...]
Government know-it-alls, aka the “Food Police” want to tell you want you can and cannot eat. Our founding fathers fought and died so that Americans could be free, but now totalitarians in and out of government want to control our lives in every way possible.