Baylen Linnekin on the Problem With Federal Food-Labeling Laws


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The Food and Drug Administration continues to wade into the complicated world of food labeling, with predictably dismal results. As Baylen Linnekin explains, while the feds occasionally take a step in the right direction, most of the government's food policy decisions are rife with drawbacks and sometimes end up harming the very consumers they are supposed to help.