ON FOOD: Let them eat buzzards: Government needs to stay out of the personal-nutrition business

Chicago lawmakers recently welcomed restaurateurs to their city for the National Restaurant Association’s annual trade show with excellent news. The City Council lifted the two-year-old ban on foie gras.

This lifted law on fattened goose and duck livers—an item that has been enjoyed for thousands of years, dating as far back as the ancient Egyptians—seems like no big deal since it’s just one city, and foie gras is mostly consumed by a small percentage of gourmand diners. But the

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