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Unregulated 'pink sauce'

25 Aug 2022 14:49 | The Institute of Regulation (Administrator)

For an unusual regulatory issue, have a look at this article from The Economist. It was once forbidden to sell home-made food for profit in America. But regulations changed during Covid. Looser rules encouraged more people to start cottage-food operations – New York state saw 1,538 new home-producers registered in 2020, up from 986 in 2019.

But things went wrong, with cases of exploding bottles of unregulated ‘pink sauce’ in Florida reported to the US Food and Drug Administration. Sometimes regulation is worth it...

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