It’s been said that “licenses and permits are how government sells you back the freedom it has stolen from you,” and Idaho’s updated food code is a good example of this process.
As of July 1st, Idaho is implementing an updated food code that creates a host of new regulations including the prohibition on giving away free food.
“Anybody serving or giving away food to the public, whether it be a promotional event at, say, a business – those people are required to obtain a license.”
Environmental health specialist Nathan Taylor, of Eastern Idaho Public Health apparently thinks being the food police is funny.
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