The move disappointed many public health experts but was enthusiastically welcomed by the International Food and Beverage Alliance — a group that represents companies including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo. and Unilever.
By Jamey Keaten, Maria Cheng, Associated Press
Voters in three California cities and one in Colorado will decide next month whether to slap a special tax on sugary drinks like soda and sports thirst-quenchers after costly, high-stakes campaigns that are pitting healthy-lifestyle advocates against the beverage and…
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline
WASHINGTON — Some Americans may not have to cut back on eggs and salt as much as they once thought and eating lean meat is still OK. But watch the added sugars, especially the sugary drinks.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
As San Francisco considers a tax on sugary beverages, NewsHour Weekend spoke with residents as they bought their favorite drinks. We asked: if the price of their beverage of choice increased, would it change their consumption behavior?…
By William Brangham, Elisabeth Ponsot
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