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US proposes regulating calorie labelling on menus in chain restaurants

Saturday, April 2nd 2011 - 17:36 UTC
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The United States Food and Drug Administration, FDA, issued proposals for regulating calorie labelling on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, retail food establishments, and vending machines. Read full article


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  • Fido Dido

    The more they intervene, the worse it gets. I've heared this story for some years, and nothing has changed.

    Apr 02nd, 2011 - 05:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin_Fierro

    Like labeling will change anything, they'll still eat the same shit.

    They eat like there is no tomorrow and end up completely dependent on meds, heart disease, high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes.

    If you actually take care of yourself they label YOU a “health-nut”, YOU'RE CRAZY!! You gotta eat MAN FOOD!!

    Yeah! ...right

    Apr 03rd, 2011 - 11:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard

    Local and garden tropical fruits & veg in season, regional nuts and cerials, local beef & chicken, and fresh-caught co-operative fish - supplemented with regionally packed & frozen prawns and Tilapia fillets. 'Exotic' fruit pulp drinks and fresh green coconut 'milk'.

    Mmmmmm, healthy and fat-reducing. Perhaps I will live forever!

    Apr 03rd, 2011 - 02:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Nothing beats a Full Monty………..

    Back bacon, eggs, fried tomatoes, fried mushrooms, fried bread, grilled sausages, black pudding, fried leftover mashed potatoes, bubble and squeak, hash browns, baked beans, fried onions rings, and fried oatcakes, all served with a mug of tea.


    Apr 03rd, 2011 - 08:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    “ dependent on meds, heart disease, high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes”

    I've seen and you can still see that how brainwashed the people are, by their CJFM commercials (Cars, Junk Food and Med), Real Estate was also in the list, but I'm sure today it's less. Ahhh good times of the “American dream”.

    “Local and garden tropical fruits & veg in season”
    Here how they crack down on local gardens and small farmers in the “first nation” of the USA. A.

    Apr 03rd, 2011 - 08:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rhaurie-Craughwell

    I propose they do something bold like a fat tax, or an entrance fee to any fast food restaurant or supermarket :)

    For every pound over the normal ideal human body weight, a charge should be levied lets say a dollar per pound over weight to gain entry to a supermarket or restaurant, fast food outlet etc....and that charge should also be added to the food they buy, but reduced to half for health foods (Turnips per chance?) :)

    We could also extend this novel tax to airplanes (two seats for the price of two for one XD), and an extra fuel surcharge for fatties in their cars, since they consume more petrol then the rest of normal civilization.

    And to add insult to injury a no shameless tax should be levied, as punishment for anybody so shameless as to let themselves get that huge :)

    Why the hell can't people punish their bodies normally like drinking excessive amounts 0f alcohol?

    Apr 04th, 2011 - 08:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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