Grocery Taxes Won't Bend Cost Curve for Health Care - or Families

July 23, 2009

One aspect of the complex health care reform debate that is receiving more focus lately relates to "the cost curve." As we know, a driving factor in the…

Perspective

July 21, 2009

President Obama is right. Reforming health care is tough; otherwise it would have been done by now. And he gets credit for taking on such a complex issue…

Navigating Tough Waters on Health Care Reform

July 20, 2009

A new poll released last week, underscored the difficulty of expanding taxes on middle-class families and their groceries like soft drinks, juice drinks…

President Re-Commits to No Tax Hike Pledge

July 15, 2009

President Obama created a pretty clear standard on his campaign that he carried through into his presidency: that he would not raise taxes on the middle…

Say No to Beverage and Food Taxes

July 13, 2009

It's time to take a stand and tell Congress to stay out of our grocery cart and family budgets as they go about the important task of reforming health…

Don't Do It

July 8, 2009

The word came from various sources yesterday, and in a consistent form, that the House of Representatives will propose a tax on soft drinks, juice drinks…

Taking the Lead on School Nutrition

June 24, 2009

The beverage industry has always recognized that childhood obesity is a complex problem that requires comprehensive solutions. In fact, helping our children…

What Media are Saying About the Soda Tax

June 18, 2009

This week, Sip & Savor has spent some time focusing on what people are saying about the soda tax. We've captured opinions of experts, as well as real…

A Soda Tax: What The Experts Are Saying

June 17, 2009

To keep with our theme this week of letting others do the "talking" on a potential soda tax to help pay for health care reform - remember, it's only a…

The People Are Speaking, Clearly: Don't Tax Our Soda

June 16, 2009

The idea of a soda tax has been bantered about in Washington for several weeks now, but it has yet to become a formal proposal. And we hope it doesn't…