Another Boston Tea Party, anyone?
Some researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are proposing taxation of all food and drink that includes added sugar, banned sales in or near schools and age limits on purchases.
They say that sugar and other sweeteners are “so toxic to the human body that they should be regulated as strictly as alcohol”.
America has such a skewed view on food resulting in obesity and eating disorders because of our media’s pressures mixed with fast-food advertisements, but also because of our corrupt FDA. Has anyone seen Food Inc.? Supersize Me? You know what I’m talking about.
Why are we taxing the citizens? Why don’t we crack down on the food industry instead?
I can’t live in a world where kids aren’t allowed in a candy shop.
With (tough) love,