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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

FDA Has Salt in its Sights


“The Food and Drug Administration is planning an unprecedented effort to gradually reduce the salt consumed each day by Americans, saying that less sodium in everything from soup to nuts would prevent thousands of deaths from hypertension and heart disease. The initiative, to be launched this year, would eventually lead to the first legal limits on the amount of salt allowed in food products.” (Washington Post, Tuesday)

Go away and leave us alone.

FEE Timely Classic
“Economists Against the FDA” by Daniel B. Klein