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Mississippi’s “Anti-Bloomberg Bill” will restrict towns and counties from regulating nutrition labeling

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Mississippi has passed a bill to ban its towns and counties from regulating portion sizes, requiring posted calorie counts, or yanking toys from kids' meals, reports NPR. In a direct response to New York City's recently quashed attempt to cap soda sizes, the "anti-Bloomberg bill" will restrict the regulation of "consumer incentive items and nutrition labeling" to the state legislature alone. The Republican governor is expected to sign it.

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