San Francisco Politicians: Using Warning Labels To Mislead Citizens

June 12, 2015

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week passed an ordinance that will require a warning label on posters and billboards that advertise sugar-sweetened…

Proposed Warning Labels Fall Flat With Consumers

June 11, 2015

A proposed bill that would require warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages failed in the California Assembly Health Committee last year and again in…

The Right Approach For San Francisco And Beyond

June 9, 2015

Last year San Franciscans voted down a ballot measure to tax soda, teas and energy drinks. Yet a handful of elected officials in the northern California…

Finding The Truth Behind Scientific Studies

June 8, 2015

We at Sip & Savor have been writing about how “studies” of dubious merit or that are downright fraudulent get published anyway in blogs, websites and…

Questioning The Validity Of A Sugar Tax

June 4, 2015

It’s hard to understand why some lawmakers believe a beverage tax will reduce obesity rates when one looks at the facts. It’s also clear that a tax…

Beverage Taxes And Bans Are Missing The Point

June 2, 2015

When it comes to obesity – an issue with many contributing factors – government regulations such as soda taxes and warning labels are a misguided solution…

Memorial Day

May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day! Today we honor the brave men and women who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces, a tradition that began in 1868…

Taxes Targeting Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Are Misleading

May 21, 2015

Taxing one product to fight a complex issue like obesity is not a solution that will produce real and lasting results.  Why? Because obesity is caused…

Balance Calories Community Initiative Rolled Out In Los Angeles And Little Rock!

May 20, 2015

Some of our frequent Sip & Savor readers may remember when ABA, along with America’s beverage companies, announced our Balance Calories initiative last…

Louisiana: Promoting Taxes, Not Balance

May 19, 2015

Attempts to pass soda taxes have failed pretty much everywhere they have been tried. The reason is simple: the public opposes taxes on common grocery items…