Did we ever mention 'the cost of regulation'?
Supermarket owners argue a pending federal food-labeling rule that stems
from the new health care law would overburden thousands of grocers and
convenience store owners — to the tune of $1 billion in the first year
alone. --Fox News quoted at Saints
The proposed regulation would require store owners to label prepared,
unpackaged foods found in salad bars and food bars, soups and bakery
items. Erik Lieberman, regulatory counsel at the Food Marketing
Institute, said testing foods for nutritional data will require either
expensive software or even more costly off-site laboratory assessments.
Read the first sentence of the second graf again.
Those people are nuts. Abso-frickin'-lutely nuts.
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