These 11 Companies Control Everything You Buy

These 11 Companies Control Everything You Buy By Luke Fernandez Is freedom of choice an illusion? The rapid rise of variation in everyday goods and services, from which cereal we eat in the morning to which toothpaste we brush our teeth with at night, gives the perception of unlimited choice. For example, if you’re deciding which bottled water to buy, the possibilities range from budget brands, like Deer Park or Ozarka, to higher-end options, like Perrier or S. Pellegrino. But this appearance of choice is actually manufactured. All of the…

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Nanny State Steps In On Soda, Law Proposed Banning Restaurants From Serving Beverages

Nanny State Steps In On Soda, Law Proposed Banning Restaurants From Serving Beverages By Aaron Kesel The nanny state is attempting to limit what drinks children can receive at restaurants. A California bill proposing limiting restaurants to serving children water or unflavored milk with their meals passed the California Assembly and is now making its way to Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) desk. However, the bill targeted at battling childhood obesity would not prevent children or parents from ordering alternatives, according to ABC 7. If Brown signs the bill into law, California…

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New Law Could Exempt Thousands of Genetically Engineered Foods From Labeling

New Law Could Exempt Thousands of Genetically Engineered Foods From Labeling By Derrick Broze An analysis of newly proposed rule changes reveals that thousands of genetically engineered foods may be exempt from upcoming labeling requirements. As the U.S. Department of Agriculture works to establish a uniform national standard for labeling foods that may be genetically engineered, critics continue to call out the dangers of putting the federal government in charge of the situation. The federal government was first granted this authority in July 2016 when former President Obama signed into…

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