Friday, September 14, 2012

Goodbye, Big Soda: New York Becomes First City to Ban Large-Sized Soft Drinks | Healthland | TIME.com

Goodbye, Big Soda: New York Becomes First City to Ban Large-Sized Soft Drinks | Healthland | TIME.com
On Thursday the New York City Health Department became the first in the nation to ban the sale of sugared beverages larger than 16 oz. at restaurants, mobile food carts, sports arenas and movie theaters.

It’s a bold experiment in the anti-obesity campaign, and while it’s widely supported by health professionals, it’s not popular with food retailers or most city residents.


Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2012/09/13/goodbye-big-soda-new-york-becomes-first-city-to-ban-large-sized-soft-drinks/#ixzz26SucxkCY

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