Fast-food bill makes way through Legislature
April 26, 2012
Fast-food French fries made you fat? Too many pastries from the local bakery gave you a muffin top?
That’s not the restaurant’s fault, according to a bill making its way through the Alabama Legislature.
House Bill 242, called the Commonsense Consumption Act, would prohibit Alabamians from suing restaurants and food producers for any negative health consequences resulting from over indulging.
The bill has passed the House and was approved by the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday. It now goes to the full Senate for consideration.
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