Important news out of Berkeley, California. The city's soda tax brought in $116,000 in its first month, and is "on track to provide an extra $1.2 million a year to Berkeley health programs and schools," the Bay Area's
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Industry's influence on public health, exhibit #1,867. It was reported earlier this week that, unfortunately, San Antonio's City Council will not support a sugary drink education campaign. "The campaign was
We recently learned about the Open Truth campaign, "an effort by San Francisco Bay Area youth, public health officials and concerned community members to increase awareness about the health impacts of sugary drinks...
Reality check time. Academy sponsors Coca-Cola and PepsiCo often pat themselves on the back for "being part of the solution," providing "healthful choices", and helping people lead healthy lives. Okay, then. The
When it comes to criticism from the public health and nutrition sectors, industry's go-to tactic is "deny, deflect, and blame someone else." Consider, for example, the issue of added sugars, which has industry on the
Today, on her Food Politics blog, New York University's Dr. Marion Nestle shares some of interesting samples and materials her New York University nutrition department colleagues brought back from the Academy of