Daren Bakst

Is the FDA Getting Out of Control?

DAREN BAKST, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Acting on its own volition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using the regulatory process to gain unprecedented control of...

Farm Bills Would Cost More Than Obama Stimulus

DAREN BAKST, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The House and Senate are considering farm bill legislation this week whose costs should raise red flags for all Americans. In...

Government Control of Your Diet: Threats to “Freedom to Eat”

DAREN BAKST, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Many politicians and self-appointed nutrition czars see Americans as incapable of making decisions about a basic necessity of life: eating. Therefore,...