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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. HEALTH & SAFETY

Burger King’s operations in Britain decide to opt out of a scheme to force fast food restaurants to change the amounts of salt, fat and sugar in their products.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray on why the prevalence of fast food is a sign we’re doing things right.

 

2. INTERNET

Delegates from around the world plan to press for the United Nations to take control over management of the Internet from the U.S.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. in The Wall Street Journal on why an Internet governed by UN bureaucrats would be a threat to freedom worldwide.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

Legal action continues against Teflon manufacturer DuPont, alleging that the company hid evidence of health threats.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Director of Food Safety Policy Gregory Conko on why the charges against Teflon don’t stick.