As New York bans large sugary drinks in trying to reduce obesity rates we ask if the move should be extended nationwide.
18 September 2012 - Al Jazeera - Inside Story Americas
The powerful food lobby – made up of more than 50 food and beverage groups – has spent more than $175m lobbying since Barack Obama, the US president, took office in 2009.
One of its principal targets is to prevent a California law coming into force that would force labeling on products made with genetically-modified organisms, or GMOs. That is despite concerns over the safety of GMO products....