President Clinton Praises Beverage Industry for Changes in Schools

March 10, 2010

On Monday, the American Beverage Association joined President Clinton and Dr. Clyde Yancy, president of the American Heart Association to announce the…

America's Beverage Industry Slashes Calories for Beverages in Schools

March 8, 2010

In 2006, our industry stepped up to do something no other industry had done. We voluntarily agreed to make significant changes in what we sold in America‚Äôs…

Philadelphia Freedom?

March 4, 2010

Spring training for the Philadelphia Phillies kicks off today in Clearwater, Fla., reigniting hope in a city that's struggling to make ends meet during…

New Life for Old Bottles

March 3, 2010

Even if you take a close look at the many t-shirts you see every day, you may not realize that plastic bottles have an unexpected life beyond the recycling…

Colorado Governor Fills Budget Gap by Further Taxing Coloradans

February 25, 2010

Last night in Colorado, Gov. Bill Ritter signed into law a package of nine tax bills which include removing the sales tax exemption from candy and sugar-sweetened…

Poll: New Yorkers Pass on Proposed Tax

February 23, 2010

After being flatly dismissed at the federal level, the contentious soda tax proposal has cropped up in rhetoric in a number of states across the country…

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…