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Candy Capitulation: Say It Ain’t So!


According to ABC News, you should probably get ready for a take-no-prisoners “This is your brain on nougat” campaign.
While addressing the National Confectioners Association meeting in Miami, Debra Sandler (president of the North American division of Mars Chocolate) called on her colleagues to brainstorm preemptive measures to combat obesity and stave off government regulations such as those facing the soft drink industry.
I applaud Sandler’s good intentions, but I fear that the “give ‘em an inch, they’ll take 5th Avenue” principle will take effect. Lawyers will smell a PayDay, tell some Whoppers and seek redress of far ...

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