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November 6, 2014

 

cans of soda

Berkeley Succeeds In Passing First Soda Tax

But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.

November 4, 2014

 

vote

Election Day Food Round-Up: GMOs Take Center Stage

On Election Day, GMOs are a hot topic in Colorado, Oregon and Maui.

December 12, 2012

Baby Steps 

Row of school buses

Finally, Kids Are Losing Weight

For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.

May 9, 2011

Sugary Beverages 

Soda

Soda Tax Could Be Added To Your Tab

A proposed California tax of one penny per one ounce of a sweetened drink could raise $1.7 billion for the state's education and anti-obesity programs.

March 21, 2011

Soda News 

PlantBottle

Petroleum-Free Bottles And Big Donations: Soda’s PR Battles

Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.

May 27, 2010

School Food 

Several Diet Coke two liter bottles.

D.C. Council Approves Healthy Schools Act, Rejects Soda Tax

The Washington, D.C. city council announced yesterday that the recently approved Healthy Schools Act will be funded by a new 6 percent tax on soft drinks.

May 13, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

Kids eating margarine sandwiches

D.C. Council Votes For Local Food, More Exercise For School Kids

The D.C. Council approved a measure to provide students healthier food and more exercise, but USDA regulations and opponents of a soda tax present obstacles.

April 6, 2010

Soda Tax 

Soda fizz

Is The Soda Tax Getting A Second Chance?

Last year, the Obama administration proposed the implementation of a soda tax, but the initiative fell flat. Maybe.

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