Minnesota Lawmaker Seeks To Outlaw Obesity Lawsuits

A proposed Minnesota state law would prevent people from suing food companies for making them gain weight, according to www.foodnavigator-usa.com.

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Editor's Insight: Obesity lawsuits, by which consumers sue food companies for making them fat, should be outlawed under federal law, not state or local law.

Unless the federal government outlaws these ridiculous lawsuits, opportunistic lawyers will look for states that allow them to fleece food companies.

These suits do nothing to help consumers stay fit. They merely saddle food companies with extra costs which get passed on to consumers. 02-09-11 Elliot Maras