In Sacramento “Soda Taxes Can’t Get Traction”

April 18, 2016

A statewide beverage tax proposal in California has once again struck out. This marks the third time in three years that the tax has been shelved by legislators…

Discovering the Truth

April 14, 2016

Sugar-sweetened beverages are often activists’ favorite fall-guy for rising obesity rates. However, after recent reports that sugar-sweetened beverage…

Recycling in More Ways Than One

April 13, 2016

If you are a Sip & Savor regular, you already know that beverage companies are on the cutting edge when it comes to environmental stewardship and that…

Celebrating “Fit NOLA”

April 12, 2016

Last week, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA) presented New Orleans Mayor…

Beverage Taxes Are Not the Solution to Obesity

April 11, 2016

There is no silver bullet for the complex issue of obesity. Yet some policymakers continue to erroneously believe you can tax people to better health.…

Five Reasons Why You Should Care About Soda Taxes

April 6, 2016

Discriminatory taxes on beverages have been rejected in cities and states across America more than 40 times. Despite being deeply unpopular, some activists…

Sound Science Has No Substitution

April 5, 2016

The importance of relying on sound science for dietary advice cannot be understated.  Issuing food and nutrition policies on anything but the highest…

Progress Toward Comprehensive Recycling in Massachusetts

March 30, 2016

Legislation to modernize recycling infrastructure in Massachusetts is gaining steam, according to an article in the Boston Herald. A measure under consideration…

The Consequences of Poor Public Policy

March 28, 2016

Taxing to solve obesity is poor public policy. Not only are beverage taxes wildly unpopular, they are ineffective.
Matt Winesett, a student at the University…

The Undeniable Facts About Beverage Taxes

March 24, 2016

Taxes on common beverages do not make people healthier, but some in California’s capitol of Sacramento refuse to face the facts. The Orange County Register…