Soda Tax/Food Politics

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Should Schools Ban Hot Dogs?

Posted August 25, 2014 by

A grim story in the news this past week – at a Phoenix elementary school, a 7 year old died after choking on a corn dog in his school lunch. As horrifying as this event must have been for the
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The High Cost of Sitting Down With Industry

Posted August 11, 2014 by Andy Bellatti

Is it possible for the food industry to be part of the solution to our country’s nutrition-related health woes, or is it simply part of the problem?
Big Food and Big Soda cling to, and propagate, the myth that they
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2/3 Vote Could Doom SF Soda Tax

Posted July 28, 2014 by

San Francisco and Berkeley both have soda tax measures on the November ballot. But backers have chosen different strategies.
San Francisco’s measure requires a 2/3 vote because it directs the $35-54 million in annual tax revenue for specific purposes —such
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