Reflecting on 2010: Defending the Beverage Industry

December 30, 2010

Yesterday, we blogged about a number of legislative accomplishments, as well as new initiatives that the beverage industry launched in 2010.  Today, we…

Congress Focuses on Our Nation's Food Supply

December 22, 2010

Following the lead of the U.S. Senate, yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Food Safety Modernization Act – commonly referred to as…

The Bottom Line: Taxes Don't Make People Healthier

December 14, 2010

The latest study on soda taxes reaffirms what we’ve been saying here at Sip & Savor all along.  Research conducted at Duke-National University of Singapore…

Information Aplenty

December 9, 2010

We at Sip & Savor value our readership.  Thank you for following us here and on Facebook and Twitter.  But did you know that there are other resources…

More Economic Indicators

December 3, 2010

The Department of Labor today reported that 39,000 jobs were added by U.S. employers last month.  And while it’s a good indication of growth, the Washington…

An Historic Week For Food-Related Legislation

December 2, 2010

Earlier this week we wrote about two important pieces of legislation that we encouraged Congress to pass during its lame duck session:  The Food Safety…

Black Friday: The Wise Buyer

November 26, 2010

If you’re headed out today for Black Friday, we wish you good parking karma, a safe place in line and an armful of the door busters you want to snag…

Education, Not Taxation

November 19, 2010

When it comes to the topic of soda taxes, Americans are sending a consistent, resounding message: discriminatory taxes are not the path to a healthier…

Freedom to Choose What We Eat and Drink

November 18, 2010

Yesterday in Vermont, a state with a motto of “Freedom and Unity,” State Attorney General William Sorrell released a report on the Vermont Healthy…

Come On Erin, Seriously?

November 11, 2010

Earlier this week on CNBC's "Street Signs," host Erin Burnett interviewed ABA President and CEO Susan Neely about proposed taxes on our products.
The topic…