I wrote back in January about a California law that required anyone handling food to wear gloves. I thought it was a stupid law and had the possibility for a whole slew of unintended consequences. Well, it turns out that I was not alone. According to the LA Times, the California legislature has voted to overturn the law. The Senate voted 32 to 0 last Thursday and since the bill has already been approved by the California Assembly it now it goes before Governor Brown, who is expected to sign it.
A California law forbidding skin/food contact started it’s six month roll out with the start of the new year. It is a horribly stupid regulation. California is soon going to be introduced to another law, the law of unintended consequences. More