New Study Undermines Argument for Taxing Sugary Drinks

Researchers at the Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine have dealt another blow to the case for taxing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB). The new study, published earlier this month in Current Nutrition Reports, found that “the evidence supporting [a] relationship between SSB consumption and child body mass index (BMI) is consistently small and […]

Daily Caller: Self-Appointed Food Police Think Additional Taxation On Sugary Beverages Is Smart. It’s Not

In some municipalities and states, local politicians play the role of unqualified dietitians as they seek extra taxes and revenues and as they pass judgment on what foods are suitable for the voters to consume.  To read this article, visit The Daily Caller http://dailycaller.com/2018/05/21/sugar-police-consumer-sovereignty/