Friday, February 6, 2015

A Nickel's Worth of Goulash

Vitamin supplements. Yep, 13 billion spent on nothing. Thanks Sen. Hatch.

Chasing the Horse

A nice piece on the flaws in our food inspection system.

Money quote: A hundred per cent of the product in supermarkets may be contaminated without running afoul of federal limits.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Boy Am I Glad I Didn't Step In It

Even people who hate government regulations want safe food. The problem is the don't want to pay for it. They also don't want to pay for good food.

Now it's gonna get worse. Money quote: “It’s not whether or not people are going to eat shit — they are. It’s just how much.”