Wednesday, June 13, 2012

New York Health Panel Talks about Wider Food Ban

If New Yorkers do not see this as tyranny then there is no hope for them. The citizens of New York should stand against this before they allow it to take hold. Government does not have this right and they are only expanding this oppressive policy because the people are accepting their dictates. Wake up, New York! - Reggie

MYFOXNY.COM - The board hand-picked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that must approve his ban of selling large sugar-filled drinks at restaurants might be looking at other targets.

The New York City Board of Health showed support for limiting sizes of sugary drinks at a Tuesday meeting in Queens. They agreed to start the process to formalize the large-drink ban by agreeing to start a six-week public comment period.

At the meeting, some of the members of board said they should be considering other limits on high-calorie foods.

One member, Bruce Vladeck, thinks limiting the sizes for movie theater popcorn should be considered.

"The popcorn isn't a whole lot better than the soda," Vladeck said.

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