sweetener http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21759/all en Bloomberg’s Soda Ban Passes, After Steady Stream of Media Attacks on Soft Drinks http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloombergs-soda-ban-passes-after-steady-stream-media-attacks-soft-drinks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York City Board of Health approves the mayor’s proposed soda ban in spite of lack of evidence regulation will lower obesity. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Soda was demonized by the media and food police groups for years, long before New York City’s Board of Health voted Sept. 13, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/nyregion/health-board-approves-bloombergs-soda-ban.html?smid=tw-share&amp;_rmoc.semityn.www">overwhelmingly approving</a> Michael Bloomberg’s controversial ban on certain sizes of soda. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/bloombergs-soda-ban-passes-after-steady-stream-media-attacks-soft-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Health abc ACSH alina cho CNN Food Police gavin newsom John Berman kelly brownell mayor Michael Bloomberg Mika Brzezinski Morning Joe nanny state NYC obesity pop Sanjay Gupta Soda soda pop soda tax soft drink sugar sweetener toxic toxin Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:14:29 +0000 julia.seymour 41219 at http://www.mrc.org