Thursday, February 07, 2013

You Don't Pay Enough for Groceries, Do You?

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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