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NYC mayor proposes ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces - HealthPop - CBS News

NYC mayor proposes ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces - HealthPop - CBS News | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
Big beverage ban would affect restaurants, fast food chains, delis, movie theaters, stadium concessions and street carts Read more by Ryan Jaslow on CBS News' HealthPop.
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Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution | Why we need a food revolution | Jamie Oliver (US)

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution | Why we need a food revolution | Jamie Oliver (US) | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
This Food Revolution is about saving America's health by changing the way people eat. It's not just a TV show; it's a movement for you, your family and your community.
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Sugar should be regulated like alcohol, tobacco, commentary says - HealthPop - CBS News

Sugar should be regulated like alcohol, tobacco, commentary says - HealthPop - CBS News | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
Commentary says sugar meets same criteria for regulation as alcohol because it's toxic and addictive Read more by Ryan Jaslow on CBS News' HealthPop.
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Parents support limits on junk food in school vending machines

Parents support limits on junk food in school vending machines | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
As the number of children classified as obese continues to grow, the US government is planning possible new limits on junk food sold in school vending machines, a move most parents support according to a new poll.
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San Francisco bans Happy Meals with toys

San Francisco bans Happy Meals with toys | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
The San Francisco, California, Board of Supervisors on Tuesday banned most McDonald's Happy Meals with toys, as they're now served.The ordinance, which requires McDonald's and other fast-food...
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Colbert Report: The Beefstate Governors

Pink slime is nothing more than good old beef mixed with some not-so-good, older beef.
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The food industry should be regulated: expert

The food industry should be regulated: expert | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
'The obesity crisis is made worse by the way industry formulates and markets its products and so must be regulated to prevent excesses and to protect the public good,' writes a leading food expert in this week's PLoS Medicine.
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The Right to Sell Kids Junk

The Right to Sell Kids Junk | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
The First Amendment is increasingly being used to clear the way for marketing junk food to children.
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Bake sale ban in Massachusetts sparks outcries over 'food police'

Bake sale ban in Massachusetts sparks outcries over 'food police' | Food Regulation | Scoop.it
A cookie crackdown? A brownie ban? The time-honored bake sale falls under a new Massachusetts law that limits students' access to junk food before and after school.
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