Mark Steyn on Kinder Eggs: “Choc and Awe”

by Walter Olson on April 20, 2014

Mark Steyn revisits the subject of Kinder Surprise eggs, the chocolate-wrapped toys popular in much of the rest of the world but forbidden under a distinctive U.S. law which bans the “embedding of non-nutritive items” in confectionery. According to the Department of Homeland Security, border agents confiscated more than 25,000 of the prohibited treats in more than 2,000 seizures during one recent year. Earlier here (Steyn: “The real choking hazard is the vise-like grip of government”), here, etc.

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1 gitarcarver 04.20.14 at 11:33 pm

Sorry to ask this, but is there a more current link than a 2 links to Overlawyered from 2011?

Is this the article you wanted to link to?

http://www.steynonline.com/6276/choc-and-awe

2 Walter Olson 04.20.14 at 11:51 pm

Ouch, yes, forgot to insert the link. Fixed now.

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