CEI Today: FDA bans trans fats, reg report appears, National Pollinator Week, and more

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
In the News Today

 

FDA BANS TRANS FATS - MICHELLE MINTON

Federal Witch Hunt Successfully Bans Trans Fats

Despite the fact that Americans have almost completely eliminated the substance from our diets voluntarily, the administration believes any amount of trans fats can be harmful.
 > Read more

> Interview Michelle Minton

 

2014 REG REPORT APPEARS - WAYNE CREWS

White House's Final 2014 Report To Congress On Regulatory Costs And Benefits Appears

OMB’s cost-benefit breakdown incorporates only rules for which both benefits and costs have been expressed in quantitative and monetary terms by agencies, and it omits numerous categories and cost levels of rules. Most pertinent, rules from independent agencies are entirely absent.
 > Read the Forbes commentary

> Interview Wayne Crews

 

NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK 

 

Rash Regulation Is What's Really Threatening Honeybees

It's National Pollinator Week. CEI chemical riskpolicy expert Angela Logomasini has warned against green scaremongering on this issue. > Read more

> Interview Angela Logomasini

 


TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY - FRAN SMITH

Trade Supporters Opt for More Breathing Room
 

The House has voted to extend consideration of the "Fast Track" trade package until late July. > Read more

> Interview Fran Smith

 

OBAMA FIDUCIARY RULE - JOHN BERLAU

 

CEI applauds the House Appropriations Committee for blocking in its expected markup today the Labor Department's fiduciary rule. The DOL is not only stepping out of its authority by trying to remake the brokerage and IRA industry, it is premising the rule on what it believes is the stupidity of American investors.

> Interview John Berlau 

 




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