food politics

French Government Scolds Wine-Drinking

Don't take every study-abroad dream away.

Don't take every study-abroad dream away.Photo: iStockphoto.com

France's Ministry of Health has demanded the French stop drinking wine because even moderate doses increase the risk of cancer, reports the Times Online. Salt and red meat are also demonized in the government brochure. Smoking bans already damaged the country’s hard-earned stereotypes. What’s next, PDA police in Paris? [Times UK via Ethicurean]

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