Boston Food Police's Half-Baked Idea
May 7, 2012 at 11:28 AM
Jeff Stier in Food police, Regulation, Risk Analysis, nanny state

The Boston Herald reports that the food police in Boston are banning bake sales in schools.

Democratic state Senator Susan Fargo, chairwoman of the Joint Committee on Public Health, told the Herald that childhood obesity has reached “crisis” proportions. She justifies the draconian measure, “If we didn’t have so many kids that were obese, we could have let things go.”

I’ll be speaking out about the absurdity on Boston’s Talk 1200 with Jeff Katz at 8:05 AM Tuesday. 

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