New Study says Obama Administration Policies Force Poor to Pay More for Food

The poorest Americans could see their food bills soar thanks to a new swathe of regulations from the Food and Drug Administration. Passed in 2010, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) required the FDA to issue new safety regulations for all foods excluding meat and poultry. A new report from the Mercatus Center argues 10 of the FDA regulations have significantly more costs than benefits. “Imposing ineffective rules on food production is likely to raise food prices and constitute a tax. Read more […]