Let Individuals Take Responsibility for Their Own Food Choices

Let Individuals Take Responsibility for Their Own Food Choices

October 13, 2012
Originally published in Reason

From Baylen Linnekin's article in Reason:

“Consumer groups play an essential role in a free market by [helping] individuals to make informed choices,” says Michelle Minton, fellow in consumer policy studies with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “Yet, I worry that what CSPI is doing with this clever and entertaining ad is spreading the message that soda in any quantity is a bad choice, justifying taxes, bans, and other government intervention to protect consumers from their own choices.”