Blame Obamacare when that grocery store doughnut costs more2/7/2013
Supermarket and convenience store owners have found the FDA's new food labeling rules pretty hard to swallow. The proposed regulation — an Obamacare spinoff — requires that all unpackaged foods served up in hot bars, salad bars and in-store bakeries will have to come with complete nutrition information. According to the FDA, Obamacare-based rules like this will "[help] Americans live healthier lives," but that comes with a literal cost: Stores estimate the first year of the new requirements will come with a $1 billion price tag. "When you incur a significant cost, there's no way that doesn't get passed on to the customer in some form," one store owner said. Wait, no more Two-for-One Muffin Mondays? [Source]
Click msnNOW.com, updated 24 hours a day.
What do you think about the new requirements?