New York City: Panic in Sugar Park!
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on big sugary sodas seems to have lost its fizz. The backlash and outrage have quenched any chance of its adoption:
“Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban proposal hits the wall,” Marion Nestle, Food Politics
There’s also a super-sized lobbying campaign by a soft drink industry front group.
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