Posts Tagged ‘soda ban’

Soda Ban Popular With D.C. Council Candidates

If most of the candidates for an at-large D.C. Council seat get their way, a New York-style ban on large sodas could be in Washington's future. When asked at the Ward 3 Democrats debate last night, a majority of the seven candidates said they supported enacting a ban in the District on sodas larger than [...]

Where Bloomberg’s Sugary Soda Ban Falls Apart

NYT food guru Mark Bittman makes a good point about Mayor Mike Bloomberg's plan to ban large sodas in some New York City venues. Soda isn't food:
What, exactly, is food? My dictionary calls it “any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink, or that plants absorb, in order to maintain life and growth.” That doesn’t [...]