Food – and taxes

From the New York Times and NPR:

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to ban the sale of large sizes of sugary drinks as part of his campaign against obesity.

And not everyone agrees.

Looking at Bloomberg’s Soda Ban Through a Doughnut Hole

City Room: Prohibitions of the Mundane and the Nonsensical

To Gulp or to Sip? Debating a Crackdown on Big Sugary Drinks

Soda Industry Maps Strategy to Defeat Bloomberg Plan to Ban Super-Size Drinks

It’s not just in this country: the UK backtracks on a food tax.

Just Desserts Follow Attempted Pastie Tax

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