Soft Drink Tycoon Proposes Taxes on All Sugary Foods; Food Trucks Grow Up

• Harold Honickman, who’s made millions pedaling Canada Dry, Pepsi and a host of other soft drinks, proposes levying new taxes on all sugary foods and beverages, as opposed to just soda. [Inquirer]

• Time to rethink an apple a day? The fruits ranks highest among common produce for pesticide contamination. [CBS News]

• A tussle over frozen veggie pad thai that rocked the aisles of a New York City Trader Joe’s is set to hit courts today. Sounds like both parties involved need to do a little more yogilates. [NYP]

• The ups and downs of Louisville, Kentucky’s efforts to fight obesity resembles the efforts of somebody on a yo-yo diet. [NYT]

• Food trucks are growing up: First, they added booze, now they’re catering weddings. We’re tearing up. [WSJ]

• Remember when former New York Giant Plaxico Burress intelligently took a gun to a nightclub, then shot himself in the leg? Well, now he’s out of prison and determined to regain baller status by pigging out at Prime One in South Beach. [Page Six/NYP]

• As high food prices slam the developing world, it’s usually the mothers in families who go hungry. [LaCrosse Tribune]

Soft Drink Tycoon Proposes Taxes on All Sugary Foods; Food Trucks Grow Up