sugary drinks

California would become the first state to require warning labels on the front of sodas and other sugary drinks under proposed legislation announced in Sacramento, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California bill seeks warnings on sugary drinks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday. SB1000 would require the warning on the […]

02/13/2014

A vendor sells cotton candy. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)

Sugar tied to fatal heart woes; soda’s a culprit

CHICAGO (AP) — Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems. It doesn’t take all that much […]

02/03/2014

El Monte wants to tax sugary drinks

EL MONTE (CNS) – In a campaign that has predictably drawn the attention of the beverage industry, El Monte residents will vote today on a proposed one- cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the […]

11/06/2012

Industry sues over NYC crackdown on sugary drinks

NEW YORK (AP) – Soft drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City’s move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries. The American Beverage Association and […]

10/12/2012