The Freedom Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives, a group of more than 30 conservative Republicans, released a report listing more than 200 federal rules and regulations that President-elect Donald J. Trump could wipe off the books after he takes office Jan. 20. Among the public health measures on the proposed chopping block:
• Nutrition standards for the school lunch and breakfast program
• Various requirements for the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service
• FDA rules on tobacco
• Coverage of preventive services under the Affordable Care Act
• Various FDA rules that enable drugs that are unsafe or ineffective to be taken off the market.