• The Senate is considering a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks to pay for a health care overhaul. [WSJ]
• Commercials that say Cheerios are “clinically proven to help lower cholesterol,” mean that the cereal is a drug under federal regulations, the FDA complained to General Mills. [WSJ]
• Mega-corporations are starting to grasp the marketing power of locavorism, with even Lays potato chips positioning itself as a local food. [NYT]
make the product a drug under federal law.