Colorado Considers Trans Fat Ban In Schools

Jan. 19, 2012

Colorado is considering the nation's toughest ban on unhealthy fats in school foods, a ban that could endanger pizza, French fries and other childhood favorites, according to The Associated Press. For the full story, click here. 

Editor’s Insight: Lawmakers should realize that the Food and Drug Administration is in the process of determining nationwide calorie disclosure rules that will provide consumers all the information they need to maintain their diets. Trans fat bans are costly and logistically problematic for a government entity to enforce.

At a time when local governments are strapped for funds, this is not a good use of taxpayer dollars. 01-19-12 By Elliot Maras