Tag: Soda

Soda label (Getty / AFP)

SF Supervisors Agree to Slap Warning Labels on Soda

On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed three pieces of legislation attacking the sugar in soda drinks. One proposal from Supervisor Scott Wiener requires billboards, buses, transit shelters, posters and sports stadiums to sport warning labels on soda advertising. Another proposal from Supervisor Malia Cohen bars any advertising for soda on city property. A third proposal from Supervisor Eric Mar prevents the city from spending any money on soda.

Feds Seek Tax on Sugary Drinks, Snacks

A tax on sugary drinks and snacks is one way a government panel of nutrition experts thinks Americans can be coaxed into eating better. Some members of Congress are already pushing back on the idea, saying the panel has overstepped its bounds.