A public affairs flak from The Coca-Cola Company reached out to Business Insider this afternoon and requested that we add the company's perspective to our reporting on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on the sale of large sodas and sugary drinks.
Here's the statement they sent over:
“The people of New York City are much smarter than the New York City Health Department believes.
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