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In Defense of Food

Soda Politics

Clip: Episode 1 | 6m 24s

Public awareness of the health risks of sugary sodas has been growing. But proposals in California and New York to reduce soda consumption by taxing it or limiting its serving size were both defeated after the soda industry spent millions to fight them. But Mexico has passed a soda tax, and the city of Berkeley, California recently did too. Will measures like these prove to be effective?

Aired: 12/28/15

Rating: NR

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