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Obama’s Food Police in Staggering Crackdown

posted by Donna Calvin

WATCHWOMAN FYI: You can count on it, whenever evil things begin to simmer that take away your rights; such as discussed in the item below, however slowly at first and subversively, you should note that the first thing they claim is that it is to protect the children.  (If they truly cared about children, why would they allow the legal murder of the unborn?)  But, alas, that’s how they get the shepple and simpletons to fall for it.  Unfortunately, public government sewer systems (PGSS), controlled by the National Education Association/Union (NEA) that thrives off stealing your children’s brains and turning them into masses of little commie liberals that hate their elders, religious moral values of the Holy Bible and most of all, Jesus Christ — oh, did I just say public government sewer systems, I should have said public government schools for the benefit of the newbies to reading the truth for a change who won’t comprehend what public government sewer systems really are.  Notice the only difference between PIGS’s and PGSS is an “I.”  That’s why “I” say, never put your child in a PGSS.  It’s child abuse! Anyway, the PGSS won’t be able to understand or comprehend what is the problem with the following item.  PGSS will simply believe that it is a good thing for government to control private industry — but you and I know that is the epitome of fascism. God help the ignoramuses raised in PGSS, they are blinded little commies and can’t help themselves. ▬ Donna Calvin

 

Obama’s Food Police in Staggering Crackdown on Market to Kids

by Audrey Hudson

06/21/2011

Tony the Tiger, some NASCAR drivers and cookie-selling Girl Scouts will be out of a job unless grocery manufacturers agree to reinvent a vast array of their products to satisfy the Obama administration’s food police.

Either retool the recipes to contain certain levels of sugar, sodium and fats, or no more advertising and marketing to tots and teenagers, say several federal regulatory agencies.

The same goes for restaurants.

It’s not just the usual suspected foods that are being targeted, such a thin mint cookies sold by scouts or M&Ms and Snickers, which sponsor cars in the Sprint Cup, but pretty much everything on a restaurant menu.

Although the intent of the guidelines is to combat childhood obesity, foods that are low in calories, fat, and some considered healthy foods, are also targets, including hot breakfast cereals such as oatmeal, pretzels, popcorn, nuts, yogurt, wheat bread, bagels, diet drinks, fruit juice, tea, bottled water, milk and sherbet.

Food industries are in an uproar over the proposal written by the Federal Trade Commission, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

“The most disturbing aspect of this interagency working group is, after it imposes multibillions of dollars in restrictions on the food industry, there is no evidence of any impact on the scourge of childhood obesity,” said Dan Jaffe, executive vice president of theAssociation of National Advertisers.

The “Interagency Working Group on Food Marketed to Children, Preliminary Proposed Nutrition Principles to Guide Industry Self-Regulation Efforts” says it is voluntary, but industry officials say the intent is clear: Do it, or else.

“When regulators strongly suggest a course of action, it’s treated as a rule, not a suggestion,” said Scott Faber, vice president of federal affairs for the Grocery Manufacturers Association. “Industry tends to heed these suggestions from our regulators, and this administration has made it clear they are willing to regulate if we don’t implement their proposal.”

It’s not just the food industry that will be impacted. Hundreds of television shows that depend on the advertising revenue, such as the Nickelodeon Channel, ESPN, and programs including “American Idol” will be affected, critics of the proposal say—at a cost of $5.8 trillion in marketing expenditures that support up to 20 million American jobs.

If the food is not reformulated, no more ads or promotions on TV, radio, in print, on websites, as well as other digital advertising such as e-mail and text messaging, packaging, and point-of-purchase displays and other in-store marketing tools; product placement in movies, videos, video games, contests, sweepstakes, character licensing and toy branding; sponsorship of events including sport teams and individual athletes; and, philanthropic activity tied to branding opportunities.

That includes softball teams that are sponsored by food companies and school reading programs sponsored by restaurants.

“The Interagency working group recommends that the food industry, through voluntary self-regulatory efforts, make significant improvements in the nutritional quality of foods marketed to children and adolescents ages 2 to 17 years,” the proposal says.

“By the year 2016, all food products within the categories most heavily marketed directly to children should meet two basic nutrition principles. Such foods should be formulated to … make a meaningful contribution to a healthful diet and minimize the content of nutrients that could have a negative impact on health and weight.”

The foods most heavily marketed directly to children and adolescents fall into 10 categories: “breakfast cereals, snack foods, candy, dairy products, baked goods, carbonated beverages, fruit juice and non-carbonated beverages, prepared foods and meals, frozen and chilled desserts, and restaurant foods.”

Beth Johnson, a dietician for Food Directions in Maryland, said many of the foods targeted in this proposal are the same foods approved by the federal government for the WIC nutrition program for women, infants and children.

“This doesn’t make any sense whatsoever,” Johnson said. “It’s not going to do anything to help with obesity. These are decisions I want to make for my kids. These should not be government decisions.”

Source: http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=44343

 

THE SUBVERSION OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION!

 

Links to Items about the Food Police Force & the Anti-Obesity Campaign to Take Away Your Inalienable Rights that are God-given and guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution

 

  1. Food Nazi’s coming after milk and popcorn
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=16446
  2. Philadelphia Food Police to Eradicate ‘Food Deserts’
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=16263
  3. Political Cartoon – NY Bloomberg’s Soda Ban – June 1, 2012
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=15718
  4. ‘Lunch-In’ Protests Crackdown on Homemade Lunches
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=12713
  5. Here come da Food Police, first for the poor…
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=12216
  6. Michelle Obama Will Run for the Senate in 2016, Liberal Pundit McLaughlin Predicts
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=11546
  7. I didn’t say it! – But a Lawmaker Says Michelle Obama Has ‘Large Posterior’
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=10759
  8. $10 Million Dollar First Lady “Just Say No to Fries” Helps Olive Garden Bend to Her Menu
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=7486
  9. ISLAMIC MILITANT GROUP BANS TASTY SNACK FOOD FOR BEING ‘TOO CHRISTIAN
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=5150
  10. Food industry decries tighter rules on marketing to kids
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=5075
  11. Uncle Sam, Diet Dictator?
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=4918
  12. Hum☺r – THE FOOD POLICE’S TOP 10 TO SOLVE The Obesity Epidemic
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=4798
  13. Take Action: Tell your two US Senators to oppose  S. 1310, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011 (with one click)
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=4654
  14. NEWS!!!  Harvard Elites Want to Take Fat Kids From Their Parents (by Steven Birn)
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=4319
  15. FAT HUMOR!!! But seriously, folks, Michelle Obama’s 1,556-Calorie Lunch Raises Eyebrows
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=4191
  16. The  Invasion  of  the  Food  Police and the Anti-Smoking U.S. Nazi’s
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=3025
  17. Obama’s Food Police in Staggering Crackdown
    http://blog.beliefnet.com/watchwomanonthewall/?p=2920

 



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