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Woman sues because frozen pizza has trans fats....which is on the nutrition label (Read 173 times)

kristin10185


I race in SparkleSkirts

    I live in NYC where our mayor has decided to be the health police and has outlawed smoking almost everywhere, outlawed trans fats, put a restriction on sodium content, put calorie counts on the menus of all chain and fast food restaurants, and recently banned 32oz soda. A lot of people are really up in arms

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    Awood_Runner


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      I live in NYC where our mayor has decided to be the health police and has outlawed smoking almost everywhere, outlawed trans fats, put a restriction on sodium content, put calorie counts on the menus of all chain and fast food restaurants, and recently banned 32oz soda. A lot of people are really up in arms

       

      I don't smoke, drink 32oz sodas, add extra salt to my food, or generally eat a lot of trans fats, but if I lived in New York I'd be sitting on a street corner eating pie, smoking a cigarette, drinking a 32 oz soda, pouring salt into my mouth.  My defense?  Freedom of speech.  I'm making a statement.  Then, I'd challenge that mayor to a race, and even see if he'd like to compare bloodwork and physical results.

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      kristin10185


      I race in SparkleSkirts

        Ha!

         

        I don't smoke, drink 32oz sodas, add extra salt to my food, or generally eat a lot of trans fats, but if I lived in New York I'd be sitting on a street corner eating pie, smoking a cigarette, drinking a 32 oz soda, pouring salt into my mouth.  My defense?  Freedom of speech.  I'm making a statement.  Then, I'd challenge that mayor to a race, and even see if he'd like to compare bloodwork and physical results.

        PRs:   5K- 28:16 (5/5/13)      10K- 1:00:13 (10/27/13)    4M- 41:43 (9/7/13)   15K- 1:34:25  (8/17/13)    10M- 1:56:30 (4/6/14)     HM- 2:21:47 (10/12/13)

         

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        MrNamtor


        DON'T TREAD ON ME

          lol you people are crazy.


          @runjerseygirl

            I live in NYC where our mayor has decided to be the health police and has outlawed smoking almost everywhere, outlawed trans fats, put a restriction on sodium content, put calorie counts on the menus of all chain and fast food restaurants, and recently banned 32oz soda. A lot of people are really up in arms

             

            I just want to point out one slight difference in the parallels you're drawing here.  Your food and drink choices do not have any adverse health effects on me.  But as a non-smoker, a smoker's choice to light up does.  Americans for Non-smokers Rights is an activist group that advocates for those people who choose a healthy lifestyle, but have been either forced to stay away from or forced to deal with the smoke of establishments, parks, and other venues that allow smokers to light up.  The smoking laws aren't there to infringe upon people's rights.  They are there to protect them.  Smokers can still smoke.  Just not where their smoke will infringe upon any non-smoker's right to healthy breathing.

            Do you even run?

            meaghansketch


              I live in NYC where our mayor has decided to be the health police and has outlawed smoking almost everywhere, outlawed trans fats, put a restriction on sodium content, put calorie counts on the menus of all chain and fast food restaurants, and recently banned 32oz soda. A lot of people are really up in arms

               

              The soda ban includes everything over 16 ounces, and includes gatorade.  I realize that the law may have public health benefits but I'm not personally a fan of the fact that I wouldn't be able to buy a 20-oz gatorade at a deli while I'm doing a 15+ mile long run in the summer.  Neither am I a fan of the fact that the law, I think, really stands to benefit big businesses like drugstores, supermarkets, and 7-11s, which are exempt, at the expense of small family-run businesses like delis.  (Yes, you still buy a 40+ oz soda, as long as it's from a 7-11)

               

              I am a fan of the smoking ban and the transfats ban, but I am not a smoker, and am personally much happier ordering food at restaurants knowing that there are no transfats in them.

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