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Friday, May 08, 2015

More Big Gov’t BS: Now Liberals Want Obama to Make ‘Homemade Soap’ Illegal!

If liberals have their way, Obama will now be coming for your homemade soap. That’s right, extremist liberal Senator Dianne Feinstein and liberal Senator Susan Collins want to help Obama expand the powers of the FDA to, of all things, stop us from making homemade soap–or at least regulate it so much we won’t bother.

This is nothing but another big government power grab by the left. There is no need whatsoever for this new power to be granted to the rapacious federal government.

Lawmakers are considering legislation that would further regulate cosmetics including handmade soap. The Personal Care Products Safety Act was introduced by Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Cal) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) last month. The bill is currently rattling around in the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

The stated purpose of the bill is to, “protect consumers and streamline industry compliance by strengthening the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authority to regulate the ingredients in personal care products. While the personal care products industry is projected to exceed $60 billion in U.S. revenue this year, federal regulations on these products have not been updated in 75 years.”

Essentially, the Personal Care Products Safety Act is another venture in big government glut that would expand the FDA’s jurisdiction thereby creating more bureaucracy, wasting taxpayer money, and hindering small business growth. More specifically though, the bill would impose fees, and add ridiculous reporting and labeling requirements.



Anonymous said...

Next thing will be food sold at bake sales will have to have all ingredients listed along with calorie counts. Along with homemade preserves and any other home canned goods even if not sold. Then the home kitchens will be required to have state health inspections prior to being able to sell or give away any kind of baked goods.

Anonymous said...

My kids have made soap for fund raisers. This is what two crazy progressives, Collins (KOOK RINO)and Fienstein (COMMIE D) are worrying about? Harris for gosh sakes save us from more big government!

Anonymous said...

Democrats are out to get rid of small business. Democrats are controlled by big business. That's who dictates every more a democrat makes.

Anonymous said...

Make it for yourself if you want it. As with animals grown for personal consumption, you get to emjoy ZERO regulation.

lmclain said...

"....strengthening....the authority..." of ANY government agency is double talk for more fees, fines, surcharges, and taxes.
And MORE personnel to do all those things.
Keep cheering.

Anonymous said...

Most places now you can't have a bake sale of homemade goods, due to nut allergies, food contamination, unsanitary kitchens, ect.
The schools now what you to bring store bought cookies and bake goods.

Anonymous said...

Cheep cheering!! They are working their way up to your 666 mark. Cant buy sell eat live without one run get your mark today...FOOLS...

ginn said...

It's been said that, "Power isn't given, it's taken".
And, that is precisely what our gov't is doing today. Taking the power away from it's people.
GOP or Democrat, it makes no difference for they each have their own agenda and we aren't on it.
We naively voted the GOP to majorities in Congress and various state legislatures yet, if you'll just look, they haven't done a GD thing. And., the worst part is they support a trade agreement (TPP) that isn't really a trade agreement which will consolidate the power they've stolen from us within the hands of multinational corporations.

Anonymous said...

You'll have to get your homemade soap on the black market unless you make it yourself. LOL This country has gone straight to hell