WHO's Soda Tax Proposal is "Wrong and Unjustified"

October 18, 2016

A technical committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report suggesting that countries should tax soft drinks as much as 50 percent…

Implementing Real Solutions

October 14, 2016

This week the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report calling for taxes on beverages with sugar, but a Cornell University professor says he is…

Soda Taxes Are Full Of False Promises

October 13, 2016

Pro-tax advocates and lawmakers often sell soda taxes under the false promise that they will have an impact on public health issues. Geoff Parker, CEO…

Survey Finds That 70 Percent of Americans Prefer Education Over Restrictive Policies

October 11, 2016

A new survey from FoodMinds, a food and nutrition consulting company, found that an overwhelming 70 percent of those polled prefer education over restrictive…

The Nanny State Won't Make Americans Healthier

October 5, 2016

Some lawmakers and public health activists increasingly believe that they can make better choices than you can. It's what the Las Vegas Review Journal…

Who Really Pays The Price For Beverage Taxes?

October 4, 2016

Politicians proposing taxes on common grocery items must consider who will be harmed the most by higher prices. A University of Colorado student is speaking…

Why Are Food and Beverage Taxes Regressive?

September 30, 2016

You’ve probably heard it said before – taxes on foods and beverages are regressive. But what does that really mean? Let’s break it down.
The Oxford…

Crushing Cans and Recycling

September 28, 2016

Yesterday, on National Crush a Can Day, we were reminded of the importance of recycling in an ongoing effort to conserve our planet’s valuable resources…

Strength in the Numbers

September 26, 2016

America’s non-alcoholic beverage companies play an important role in the American economy. Providing jobs, paying significant tax dollars to state and…

The Fairfax Food Tax: Another Regressive Tax Proposal

September 23, 2016

When taxes on food and beverage products are proposed, it is the people that can least afford these additional costs that are impacted most. That includes…