The state's food freedom law has been a boon to indie cooks and farmers, and an irritant to regulatory busybodies
Restaurateurs get protection from small competitors. It’s the citizens who lose out on delicious food choices.
The suit alleges that Houston's law violates elements of the First, Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments
“Neither de facto [GMO] bans nor mandatory labeling can be justified.”
N.Y. Food Police Shut Down a 7-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand. This Bill Makes Sure They Can't Do It Again.
"Kids like Brendan Mulvaney are trying to give people sweet lemonade and learn some important business skills but the overzealous state bureaucrats just keep giving taxpayers lemons."
New laws allow Americans to belly up to the asphalt buffet.
Iconic British foods like Christmas pudding and strawberries and cream get censored.
As the behest of agricultural lobbies, regulators around the world are making food marketing way more complicated than it needs to be.
Let the people pick berries!
For the children, of course
We still know very little about whether regulations meant to curb obesity actually do so.
It's legal, but the health department thinks it's somehow different when added to other products.
Global food police want to treat meat and sugar products like tobacco.
North Dakota public health bureaucrats, the state grocery lobby, and lawmakers should take note of the law's popularity among consumers
Small producers are already feeling the pain of Canada's new food safety law.
SCOTUS' decision not to hear the case could lead to a vicious food fight between the states
After years of conflict and erratic enforcement, Los Angeles finally passes a formal plan to allow street vending.
How is bleaching food better than letting homeless people eat it?
Anita and Jim McHaney are suing to overturn "preposterous" regulations on cottage food production.
WeWork's efforts to influence employee behavior might rate as stupid, but they're not tyranny
Writer Gustavo Arellano talks about food slurs, the late Jonathan Gold, and why Donald Trump's taco salad is a step in the right direction.
When life hands you lemons, call the health department to complain.
In an effort to preserve its regulatory power, the Department of State Health Services refuses to concede that you can pickle foods other than cucumbers.
The state health department can't stop meddling with cottage bakers
What if everybody on the Food Network was high?
Cities like San Francisco and Seattle have already passed similar laws, and more states are currently evaluating the costs of doing the same.
Carrefour used artful civil disobedience and smart marketing to challenge ridiculous regulations.
America's realest celebrity chef is gone, and the world is less interesting for his absence.
A summer promotion will cover fines and fees when your local code enforcers come calling.
Protectionism takes many forms, but it always leads to the same end: fewer choices for consumers
Federal legislation may be the only solution to overreaching state laws.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association petitioned the USDA to declare that "meat" and "beef" exclude products not "slaughtered in the traditional manner."
Special interests want the government to protect them from competition.
The cattle industry would rather rent-seek than compete.
New "cottage food" reforms haven't yet increased freedom.
"It seemed like every time we had a conversation with our county we had to spend thousands of more dollars to stay in compliance with their regulations."