The absurdities that surround the food wars grow ever more grotesque. It’s well known by now that one of the complaints of the calorie cops is that ‘single portion’ servings are too large. Now here are details of a different grumble. Cut through all the nonsense, and it boils down to two things – servings are, well, too small and consumers are too dumb to read.
This controversy is not going away any time soon, and nor is the fatal conceit at its core: people are stupid, and governments are smart.