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Soda Tax

  1. soda wars
    Berkeley’s Soda Tax Appears to Be WorkingA new study charts a 21 percent drop in consumption after it went into effect.
  2. health concerns
    England Orders Food Industry to Slash Added Sugars by 20 PercentIt’s the U.K.’s most serious effort yet to curb childhood obesity.
  3. Coke and Taxes
    Voters Overwhelmingly Approved America’s First Soda TaxTake a big gulp: It’s a penny per ounce.
  4. Soda Wars
    Berkeley Vows Its Soda-Tax Vote Is Going to Be Big Soda’sThe beverage industry disagrees but has invested $1.4 million just in case.
  5. No Taxation Without Carbonation
    California Edges Closer to a Statewide Soda TaxSacramento lawmakers are currently considering a measure to tack a one-cent surcharge on to every fluid ounce of sugary drink.
  6. The Food Police
    City of Richmond To Be The First to Vote on a Soda TaxA penny-per-ounce penalty seeks to help fund playgrounds, sports fields, and an anti-obesity program for kids.
  7. Mediavore
    Soda Tax: Still Not Fizzled Out; Curry Can Combat Blood Triglyceride LevelsPlus: Freebirds burrito chain scores 27 new locations in the Midwest; and North Philly club-goer gunned down, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. Mediavore
    Research Shows Soda Taxes Can Save Lives; Sushi Makes Men for FertilePlus: Quizno’s expands to the Philippines; and Food Lion will close more than 100 stores nationwide, all in our morning news roundup.
  9. Beef
    Nutter Sticks to His Guns and Turns Down ‘Big Soda’ MoneyThe administration said it will combat the obesity program in its own way.
  10. Mediavore
    Soda Tax Goes Flat; Police Arrest NFL Star Raheem Brock After He StiffedPlus: Lady Gaga’s meat dress lands at the Rock and Roll Hall of fame; and Ferran Adria shills for Pepsi, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Foodies With Benefits
    Georges Perrier Lays Some Heavy Bread on West Catholic’s Culinary ProgramThe Le Bec-Fin owner gave the kids some cues on cooking and dug deep to help keep their culinary program afloat.
  12. Mediavore
    ‘Big Soda’ Pours Millions Into Efforts to Block Proposed Soda Tax;Plus: President Obama raffles off an opportunity to enjoy dinner with him; and chain restaurants are stepping up their smartphone apps, all in our morning news roundup.
  13. Mediavore
    Soda Industry and City Council Members Oppose Funding Schools With Soda Tax;Plus: Sleepiness makes fatty foods more tempting; and a Georgia woman calls 911 because she received the wrong Chinese-food order, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    Soft Drink Tycoon Proposes Taxes on All Sugary Foods; Food Trucks Grow UpPlus: Mothers suffer the most in families that go hungry; and apples rank highest in produce contaminated by pesticide, all in out morning news roundup.
  15. Mediavore
    Nutter’s Ultimatum: Soda Tax or Increased Property Taxes; Too Much CoffeePlus: Scientists are very close to producing “super wheat”; and McDonald’s in Europe gets hip to sustainable fish, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Beverage Industry Launches a Campaign Against Mayor Nutter and Calls For SodaPlus: Restaurants cater to anti-social patrons with online ordering; and the U.N. says high food costs are here to stay, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Mediavore
    Nutter Proposes Soda Tax to Close City Schools’ Budget Gap; Was Bin LadenPlus: Kids in California spend 24 hours in a Denny’s to set a Guinness World Record; and fast food jobs become desirable in the tough economy, all in our morning news roundup.
  18. Sweet News
    Philly Takes Its ‘War on Soda’ to the Next LevelThough the proposed tax on soda is long dead, the city’s Department of Health is behind a new fight against sugary beverages.
  19. Mediavore
    Subway Employees Beat a Thief With a Skillet; Wildwood’s Boardwalk StartsPlus pork bell prices reach an all-time high, and New Hampshire’s oldest family-operated farm goes out of business, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Mediavore
    Ronaldo Seduced Local Waitress; Oldest Bottle of Drinkable Champagne FoundA one night stand in L.A. may have lead to a baby for a soccer superstar, while Baltic divers unearth 200 year-old bubbly.
  21. Food Politics
    Beverage Lobbyists Killed Soda TaxThe health freaks had much less money to spend on ineffective advertising.
  22. Calorific
    Sugar BombsThe twenty worst drinks in America, per ‘Men’s Health.’
  23. Mediavore
    Powder-Filled Balloon Didn’t Come from Food Network; Gulf Shrimpers IgnorePlus: soda makers fight taxes, and Con-Agra reinvents the sweet potato, all in our morning news roundup.
  24. Mediavore
    Gulf Spill Affects Seafood Prices; Bohemian Hall Turns 100Plus: New York seafood prices rise, and soda-makers fight taxes, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    City Council Ignores Soda Tax; Cherry Hill’s ‘Last Real Bar’Plus: restaurants phase out discounts, and Dan Aykroyd’s vodka sells, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    West Village Basically a Theme Park; Louisiana Restaurants Sue BPPlus: Urbanspoon launches OpenTable competitor, and more, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Soda Tax on Today’s Agenda; Louisiana Restaurants Sue BPPlus: Urbanspoon launches reservation tool, and how Nicolas Cage chooses his meat, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    Starbucks Launches New Frappuccino; D.C. Proposes a Soda TaxPlus: Oregon wines are sustainable, Wagyu beef can come from Belgium, KFC’s Pink for the Cure promotion offends cancer survivors.
  29. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Praises McDonald’s; NYC Scoops Are OversizePlus: Sam Sifton’s luxuries, and D.C. mulls a soda tax, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    Restaurant Inspections Hit Web; Coffee Cup Icon DiesPlus: D.C. mulls a soda tax, and Oregon leads the way in green wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    Bay Staters Design Donuts; Coffee Cup Legend DiesPlus: D.C. mulls a soda tax, and Oregon makes sustainable wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Mediavore
    Soda Tax Dead; Companies Volunteer Salt CutsPlus: the Double Down might hurt KFC, and Top Chef comes to Canada, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    Soda Tax Probably Dead; A Wine Bar for Brooklyn Bridge ParkPlus: Continental charges for food, and no relief from the tomato shortage, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Food Politics
    Sugar Lumps: Soft Drink Study Supports Soda TaxResearchers find a link between high prices for sugary drinks and health improvements
  35. Mediavore
    Soda-Tax Summit Today; Produce Carts Roll Into Central ParkPlus: New York restaurants channel Sandra Lee, and Quo owner gets sued, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. Food Politics
    Soda Tax, Menu Labels and Market Financing: Is Philly at the Frontier ofThe taxman cometh for your Coke
  37. Big Brother
    Paterson Still Fighting FizzIf a new soda tax passes, you may have to cough up one cent per ounce.
  38. Mediavore
    Cheerios Are a Drug; Senate Considers Federal Soda TaxPlus: More reasons to love the recession, and Lay’s tries locavorism, all in our morning news roundup.