In the first round, the food cops scored a body blow by convincing local governments across the country to ban margarine — or, if you prefer, trans fats. In the second round, they got a standing eight count when New York contemplated a ban on salt. In the third round, soda taxes across the country left proponents of consumer freedom staggering under a constant barrage of blows. And it continues on and on. Government interference in our soda drinking is expanding, as New York ...
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