Governor Paterson's Extinct Soda Tax

March 29, 2010

With growing consensus, New York legislators are dropping the seemingly hopeless proposal to tax soft drinks and other beverages.  New York Gov. David…

Philadelphia Speaks Out (Again!)

March 25, 2010

Yesterday in Philadelphia, we saw more evidence of how unpopular Mayor Michael Nutter's proposal to tax soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages…

An Important Day for School Nutrition

March 24, 2010

Last week, we at Sip & Savor blogged about the American Beverage Association's participation in a groundbreaking announcement on national standards for…

Panning Pittsburgh's Proposed Soda Tax

March 23, 2010

Pittsburgh is taking notes from the flawed playbooks of other municipalities across the country. Recently, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl expressed support for…

Sip & Savor Embraces Spring, Reflects on Industry Initiatives

March 22, 2010

Last weekend brought about the first day of spring. In this season of renewal, it’s nice to look back and see how the great accomplishments of the first…

Diverse Group Comes Together to Advance School Nutrition Standards

March 19, 2010

At a Capitol Hill news conference yesterday, the beverage industry had the distinct honor of being part of a landmark announcement: a major agreement…

Lawmakers Seek to Fill Budget Void in the Name of Public Health

March 17, 2010

Over the last few years, American families have felt the impact of the economic downturn. This latest recession not only rocked the global economy, eliminated…

Making a Difference

March 16, 2010

Through the successful implementation of our School Beverage Guidelines, there are now 88 percent fewer beverage calories being shipped to schools across…

Philadelphia Inquirer Slams Nutter Tax

March 15, 2010

Philadelphians are showing a growing unrest with Mayor Michael Nutter's proposal to tax certain sugar-sweetened beverages, further proving that a proposal…

Tennessee School Board Expands Beverage Offerings

March 11, 2010

High school students in Putnam County, Tenn., will soon enjoy more beverage options during the day. A ban on carbonated beverages left the school vending…