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    Research on Salt Shakes Its Bad Image

    Looks like we’ll have to take those warnings about sodium in our diet from First Lady Michelle Obama, bureaucrats, and assorted food police with, well, a grain of salt. The latest research indicates that most folks can stay healthy without cutting back on how much sodium they consume, Rebecca Voelker … More

    Sodium in FDA’s Sights

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to be America’s nutritionist and control what we eat. Last November, the agency published a proposal to ban artificial trans fat—an unprecedented intrusion into food choices. The FDA also has sodium in its sights, specifically sodium added to food. The agency’s Center for … More

    Outside the Beltway: The Day the Happy Meal Died

    There might be 14,000 things to be happy about, but there is one less reason in Santa Clara County, California: the government there voted to ban toys in Happy Meals. Toys that come in those delightfully colored boxes filled cheeseburgers and fries that have brought joy to millions of children … More

    Red Tape Rising: The Government Targets Your Dinner Plate

    You may not realize it but government regulations affect each American every day. As the Environmental Protection Agency cheerfully notes in their pro-regulation video contest introduction: Even before you leave the house in the morning, government regulations help set the price of the coffee you drink, the voltage of electricity … More