March 13, 2013

No Health Measures for Miss.

1 Fattest US State Bans All "Bloomberg” Laws

In response to recent laws enacted elsewhere to limit soda sizes, require fast food calorie postings, and impose nutritional standards on childrens' fast food meals that include toys, the Mississippi legislature has passed what they call the "anti-Bloomberg bill" which would bar all communities in the state from limiting portion sizes, requiring calorie information or restricting the offer of toys with children's food. The bill was written by state Senator Tony Smith, who owns the chain of Stonewall's BBQ restaurants, which offers such fare as the Lil' Piggy pork sandwich and where the smallest soda serving is 20 ounces. Although Mississippi has the nation's highest obesity rate, the bill was promoted as a defense of individual rights, and passed with broad bipartisan support.

More at Nydailynews.com | Posted 5 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: Mississippi Repeats As Fattest US State

Tags: Mississippi Fattest State, Fattest US States, Mississippi Bans Bloomberg Laws, Mississippi Outlaws Fast Food Requirements

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