It's been a hectic time for the so-called "food police." In December New York City's board of health banned trans fats in restaurants. Also in 2006, Chicago's city council passed a law prohibiting foie gras in restaurants. Meanwhile, smoking bans abound across the entire country.
"Cities are becoming food regulators," explained Kevin Moll, chief executive of National Food Service Advisors, a Denver-based consulting firm. "Cities are determining what can and can't be