Big Apple Bans Big Sodas

The New York City health department has approved the proposed ban on the sale of high-sugar drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. The size limit does not apply to water, diet sodas, or drinks sold in retail food stores. Customers who insist on dosing themselves with super-sized sodas will have to order more than…

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NYC Seeks to Ban Super-sized Sugary Drinks

The New York City Health Department wants to prohibit the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 fluid ounces in eateries and food carts citywide. Consumers will still be able to buy large bottles in stores. Americans consume 200-300 more calories per day than they did 30 years ago. The largest single increase…

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