Source: USA Today
quote: So maybe after this switch your box of Oreos won't last a year on the shelf, only a couple months.
quote: I like to enjoy life and in moderation when it comes to the "bad" stuff. Maybe if they would bring back recess and playground sports then kids won't be so fat (i didn't know tag was outlawed so to speak).
quote: They don't affect LDL levels much , however they cause stiff cell memberanes which lead to Atherosclerosis , Heart attacks , DVT and stroke.
quote: Unfortunately, they're detrimental to a consumer's health.
quote: I am all for smaller government, but (goes on to justify big-Government actions)
quote: Not picking on you, but I've seen this WAY too many times. Either you're for a small limited Government, or you're not.
quote: The government isn't banning a final food product its just regulating what can be used to make the food product.
quote: is it at the level that we need the Government to step in? Certainly not.
quote: Sometimes you really just argue for the sake of it.
quote: To quote my Liberal friends, it's my body, it should be up to me what I choose to put it in. Do we really need an FDA ban here?
quote: How many people are dead because we had no idea what the impact of tras fats was.
quote: So after you ban Trans Fats and we still have the same problems, what then?
quote: Mark my words, whatever replaces trans fats will be much worse.
quote: Most food supply chains are down to a 2-3 month production-to-consumption time anyways.
quote: It may slightly change the feel and taste of a few things, but for the most part they will be for the better, and we may live longer for it.
quote: It doesn't seem to make much difference for most things like fried chicken and french fries.
quote: 20 years ago the tech world was filled with a bunch of Libertarian minded people worried about too much government intrusion in our lives.