When regulators go by the books, common sense goes by the boards.
At Townhall.com this weekend, the subject is cheese. The cheese may stand alone, but artisanal cheese makers stuck together, and got something of a reprieve, from the people in government who think they know best.
- The original FDA ruling that started the stink: here.
- Why this was so wrong-headed, according to the Cheese Note blog: here.
- The coverage and appraisal of the contretemps in Forbes: here.
- For contrast, consider the latest cheese news: a Velveeta recall. Why? Not enough preservatives! The Big Cheese story, here.