Soda rule: What could come next? Pizza, steak?

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Soda rule: What could come next? Pizza, steak?

New York critics ponder legal action, wonder if more foods could be banned
New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, center, addressing a recent news conference at New York’s City Hall, is among the backers of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to bar serving sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. It’s a way to fight obesity, they say.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposes to ban large sugary drinks such as this from the city’s eateries. Businesses aren’t so sure they’re going to go along with the ban.
7-Eleven’s Double Gulp drink will be a thing of the past if New York City bans big sodas. Opponents may use the argument that more, non-healthy foods could be banned in the future to try to block the first-in-the-nation rule.

Soda rule: What could come next? Pizza, steak?

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New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, center, addressing a recent news conference at New York’s City Hall, is among the backers of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to bar serving sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. It’s a way to fight obesity, they say.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposes to ban large sugary drinks such as this from the city’s eateries. Businesses aren’t so sure they’re going to go along with the ban.
FILE
7-Eleven’s Double Gulp drink will be a thing of the past if New York City bans big sodas. Opponents may use the argument that more, non-healthy foods could be banned in the future to try to block the first-in-the-nation rule.
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