Regressive Tax Introduced in California

February 19, 2010

At a press conference in Sacramento yesterday, California State Sen. Dean Florez, D-Shafter, introduced legislation to tax soft drinks. In light of the…

Common Sense Prevails

February 18, 2010

At Sip & Savor, we've spent a great deal of time blogging on the topic of soda taxes as an alleged means of achieving the public health goal of reducing…

Taking on the Tax

February 17, 2010

As we mentioned yesterday, state and local governments across the country are scrambling to trim and tighten budgets in order to boost their bottom lines…

Speaking out Against a Soda Tax

February 16, 2010

We at Sip & Savor recognize that, just like our federal government, states and cities across the nation are struggling to fill budget gaps. And while we…

In Observance of Presidents Day...or is it Washington's Birthday?

February 15, 2010

The staff of Sip & Savor may have the day off from work today, but we still thought it was important to acknowledge Presidents Day. It's not just about…

Innovative Vending in 2010

February 8, 2010

At the Consumer Electronics Show last month, Samsung revealed a touch screen vending machine called uVending. It has sensors and Wi-Fi that gauge restocking…

Stossel Pushes Back on "Food Police"

January 28, 2010

Here at Sip & Savor, we've spent a fair amount of time blogging about unfair and discriminatory taxes. On occasion, we've even had opportunities to share…

Tonight's State of the Union

January 27, 2010

It’s that time of the year again - when we hear from our Commander in Chief about the current state of our country. Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, as President…

The ABCs of Dental Health

January 26, 2010

While we appreciate efforts to improve oral health all across America, and we love our dentists, singling out any one food or beverage as the cause of…

New York Hearing on Beverage Tax

January 25, 2010

Last Friday, the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Health held a hearing in New York City to explore food policy as it relates to obesity in…