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Feds Reject City Plan to Ban Food Stamps for Soda

Late last week, the USDA informed Mayor Bloomberg that the Department has rejected the city’s proposal to bar New York City’s food stamp recipients from buying soda and other sugary drinks with their benefits. Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, … Continue reading

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City DoH Emails Reveal Dispute Over Science of Anti-Soda Ad

I wish to thank the NY Times for proving that I am not a crank (see below). When government officials make health policy, that policy should be grounded in science. Government officials are not used-car salesmen. The city Health Department … Continue reading

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