The city (New York City--FH) health department unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would bar cooks at any of the city's 24,600 food service establishments from using ingredients that contain the artery-clogging substance, commonly listed on food labels as partially hydrogenated oil.
We've seen all this before--ban guns, ban knives, throw away your toiletries because someone might make a bomb on a plane, "it's for the children"--they will not be happy until we are suffocated in their bubble wrap.
And remember, it isn't really about safety--it's about power, control and dependence. They know better than you how you should live, and if they have to control every aspect of your life to make you live as they wish, then they will happily do so. In the process, you will become completely dependent--on them. And they will then have the power--over you.