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"FOOD NANNIES: WHO DECIDES WHAT YOU EAT?" ESSAY CONTEST

125 CASH PRIZES for students, totaling $15,500!

Help your students earn great prizes by entering them in Stossel in the Classroom's 2012-2013 essay contest, for students aged 12-18! In addition to 125 prizes for students totaling $15,500, teachers submitting winning essays will receive an autographed copy of John's new book, No They Can't!

Teachers may submit an unlimited number of student essays (500-1000 words in length) on our web site between now and the February 14, 2014, deadline. Simply have your students view John Stossel's "Food Nannies" segment from his recent special, "Myth, Lies, and Complete Stupidity," (view the streaming video here, you must be logged in), and write an essay on the following essay topic:

ESSAY TOPIC:

In his Fox News hour, "Myths, Lies, and Complete Stupidity," John Stossel takes a critical look at food regulations designed to encourage people to make healthier food choices. Should it be government's job to try to keep people healthy? Why or why not?

Please write a 500-1000 word essay on this topic. You must include at least one reference from John Stossel's "Myths, Lies, and Complete Stupidity" TV special or his recent book, No They Can't.

We are offering your students 125 CASH PRIZES totaling $15,500! First and second place winners will also receive an all-expense-paid trip to New York City for themselves, an adult chaperone each, and the teachers who submitted their essays, to meet John Stossel and to see a live taping of STOSSEL. Click this link for complete rules and submission information.