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…

California Lawmakers Reject Tax On Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

May 13, 2015

We want to congratulate lawmakers in California for once again rejecting a proposed 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
We were especially…

Soda Tax Proposals: A Thinly Veiled Money Grab

May 12, 2015

Are soda taxes the answer to solving America’s complex obesity issue?  Research says “no. “
Earlier in the year a tax proposal was reintroduced…

A Soda Tax Will Not Make People Healthy

May 8, 2015

Would a tax on soda improve public health?  In California, some lawmakers claim it will.  But not all Californians are buying an idea that defies common…

Doing What’s Right For Children

May 7, 2015

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that more than 95 percent of schools now meet the nutrition standards for schools made possible…

Americans Don’t Need Taxes And Bans On What’s In Their Grocery Carts

May 5, 2015

Here at Sip & Savor, we feel that people are best able to make balanced choices if they get accurate information and the education they need to do so.…