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October 31, 2007

Pizza policy and regulation

Interesting post on Limited Edition Foods blog about regulatory and policy issues about pizza.

Pizza Why Your Pizza is Topped with Political Controversy

Pizza seems so simple. Bread, sauce, the toppings of your choice. And yet this staple of the American diet lies in the center of one of the touchiest food policy issues of the new century.

That’s because the federal regulations of America’s food supply is currently filled with bizarre overlaps and loopholes, and pizza provides the best illustration of how strange those food regulations can be:

If you have meat on your pizza, it is governed by the USDA.
If you have a pizza without meat, it is governed by the FDA.

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