Thanks to the UK Independent for breaking this story: according to leading public health experts in the UK, king-sized chocolate bars may soon be banned and candy makers should be made to sign a strict new nutrition code.

It seems that Americans aren’t the only ones dealing with the “supersize” dilemma. British Professor Malcolm Law is just one of the many medical experts who believe the government should insert its hands into the squishy debate over health and inexpensive, mass-produced junk foods.

While we agree that the government should enforce that foods are safely produced and accurately labeled, we wonder, is this a touch of supersized-regulation?