France goes after fatty snacks with 'Nutella tax'

Nov 15, 2012 | Posted by: Burento | Full story: www.wishtv.com

Despite an outcry in support of the beloved chocolate and hazelnut spread, the Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would triple the tax on palm and some other vegetable oils in the hope of cutting down on obesity.

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Nov 15, 2012
 
Mon dieu! Now ze want to tax my Nutella! I will not take zis sitting on my derierre!

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Why don't they just quit all this nonsense and just tax the fat people..

Ohhh, and put a daym expiration date on twinkies for God sake...!

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justaguess wrote:
Why don't they just quit all this nonsense and just tax the fat people..
Ohhh, and put a daym expiration date on twinkies for God sake...!
Tax the fat people? Expiration dates on twinkies? Some might think that you have some very dangerous opinions, sir! LOL

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Nov 15, 2012
 
But yet they leave the "No Shaving & Deodorant Tax" alone?

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It HAD to be the French to something sooo nutty!
ROTFLMAO

Chilli J you're right, I'm upset!

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It HAD to be the French to something sooo nutty!
ROTFLMAO
Chilli J you're right, I'm upset!
You should be upset! After all, it should be all about life, liberty and the pursuit of nuts! First they insisted on doing that surrender to everyone thing and now this! What's next and where does it all end?

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Chilli J wrote:
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You should be upset! After all, it should be all about life, liberty and the pursuit of nuts! First they insisted on doing that surrender to everyone thing and now this! What's next and where does it all end?
Don't forget those daym ticklers..!!!...I mean what was that..???....lol

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Nutella on waffles, mmmmmmm
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"Steadman!!! Strike France OFF the list of places I want to visit!!!"

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We need to find a way to tax the stupid politicians who butt in with such absurdity. Maybe they'd act a bit smarter. Or at least try to.
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Just the first three words had me chuckling!!!

"France goes after..."

Really? When did they EVER go after anything? They are always the first to run!!!!
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Hey, as long as they leave the hookers be...

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Nov 16, 2012
 
France: Famous for pate de foi gras. And they're bothered by a jar of Nutella?

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Uh Clem wrote:
France: Famous for pate de foi gras. And they're bothered by a jar of Nutella?
Obese gooses liver is fine, but hazelnuts are dangerous. Makes sense to me.

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