Newspaper Articles – Sara Burrows

North Carolina Bill to Eliminate Nutrition Board Stalls

An effort to eliminate a North Carolina board that threatened a blogger for sharing dietary advice without a government license fell short of passage in the state legislature.

North Carolina Paleo-Diet Blogger Locked in Free Speech Fight

A federal judge said a North Carolina man advocating a Paleolithic or “caveman” diet on his blog is “unlikely to succeed” in his claim that the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition has viola

North Carolina’s Ban on Midwives Restricts Liberty

Who should have the final say about where a baby is born? In North Carolina, it's not the parent.

North Carolina Food Police Target Blogger for Dietary Advice

The North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition is threatening to send a blogger to jail for recounting publicly his battle against diabetes and encouraging others to follow his lifestyle.

North Carolina Regulators Hound Food Trucks

North Carolina Pastor Michael King is trying to start a food truck ministry. He’s converting old buses his church bought into food trucks to employ the poor and homeless in Rowan County.

Certificate of Need Pits Government Against Private Sector in North Carolina

A new taxpayer-funded cardiac care center has sparked a public vs. private sector fight over the provision of medical services in North Carolina’s largest county.

North Carolina Legislature Targets Children’s Waistlines

North Carolina Democratic and Republican lawmakers who agree government should actively control children’ diets have introduced two bills this legislative session directed at schoolchildren’s waist

FDA Increases Pressure on Raw Milk Movement

In the name of protecting public health, the Food and Drug Administration has stepped up its regulation of unpasteurized or “raw” milk over the last few years, raiding Amish farmers in Pennsylvan

North Carolina’s Legislature Targets Children’s Waistlines, Sparks Parental Resistance

In North Carolina, a host of Democratic and Republican lawmakers, who agree government should maintain an active role in controlling children’ diets, have introduced four bills this legislative s