Skip to comments.First Lady Calls for More Stringent Food Regulations
Posted on 03/02/2014 9:50:58 AM PST by John Semmens
Claiming that Americas moms are confused and bewildered by the task of selecting from a wide array of non-standardized options when it comes to feeding their families, First Lady Michelle Obama made a plea for more rigorous government control over whats available for purchase.
Reading the labels of multiple alternatives for a single food item is, at best, time consuming, Michelle complained. Understanding these labels is also daunting. Is there any mom who can be expected to know how to choose wisely?
The First Lady suggested that if nutrition experts were to oversee whats available we could simplify the process of shopping by eliminating the redundancies of stocking more than one product for each food item. Rather than having to weigh which of a half-dozen cans of beans to buy, the shopper could simply decide whether to buy the only available can that has been certified as the best by the experts.
Businesses would also benefit from not having to stock so many items, she added. This will save time in purchasing inventory. It will reduce the shelf space needed and lower the real estate costs of grocery stores. If we could convert the unneeded floor space into an area for calisthenics the time moms saved by not having to read product labels could be invested in aerobic exercise that would be of far better benefit to their health.
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I enjoy the “bewildering” array of foods I have to choose from.
In fact, I’m not bewildered at all.
I don’t need communist busybodies like Moochelle and her minions to tell me what, how, when, and how much to eat.
Why does she just be quiet and eat her 10 big mac’s, 5 large fries,3 big gulps and 6 apple pies?
I realize this is satire, but in Michelle’s world, she probably knows plenty who can’t read a label on a soup can or Special K box. Maybe we need some Obamacare navigators stationed at grocery stores to help us avoid making “bad choices.”
I know that this is satire but seriously, Mr. Mercat and I usually don’t buy packaged foods which means we don’t have to read labels. Latest though is our quest to find sugar free peanut butter for my diet. I’m going to have to go to one of those hippy dippy health food stores like Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods.
Don’t give her any more ideas, Semi News!!
“Claiming that Americas moms are confused and bewildered by the task of selecting from a wide array of non-standardized options when it comes to feeding their families,
American moms are too stupid to know how to feed their own families so in swoops Big Brother to “educate” them on it.
In Michelle Obama’s dream world - the old Soviet Union - people did not have to worry about which food to choose for their families, just which line actually led to food.
Soylent Green would solve a LOT of problems when it comes to what The Unwashed Masses should be eating! *SMIRK*
Trader Joe’s is not nearly as bad as Whole Foods form my experience. Depending on the store they may be able to order items like that to avoid said hippie stores. The larger chains usually have items available for order that may not normally be stocked at one store, but is at others.
Mercat! Good Old Smuckers makes a good ‘natural’ peanut butter. Not sure of the sugar content, though it tastes a million times less sweet than Jif or store brands. :)
LOL! (Of course, all that unapproved lobster would be delivered to the back door at 1600 PA Ave to feed the Moose.)
Good one John, even if it rings of the State stores in the USSR...
I despise Moochelle as much as the next guy, but she was not disbarred. See e.g.
BJ Clinton was disbarred, of course, yet he remains a Dem icon.
Think about it most low information voters can’t make heads or tails on food labels due to their superb educations from the American public school system run by the liberals.
Leftists think people are too stupid to be allowed to make their own choices. I know this is satire but it hits them at home.
Though, of course, satirical; this is so frigging typical. Confusing (they’re not, for anyone with the common sense of a rock)food choices demand more confusing regulations. It’s so spot on, it’s ridiculous. Good one!!
Not sure what the problem is. The Progressive Schools turn out Children who are functionally Illiterate.
They couldn’t read or understand the Labels anyway, but they do know that you spell Free “EBT”.
Wow, a “liberal” calling for more government, more regulation, less freedom... Why don’t these people just get real and start calling themselves fascists, that’s what they really are.
One other thing, I wish John’s Postings were a little more Sarcastic. Reality is catching up to him. LOL
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