The three month public comment period on Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban on "large sugared drinks" has commenced. And Starbucks is trying to figure out how, if at all, the pending law might affect them. Officials in City Hall and in Seattle said they were unsure how those rules might affect the Starbucks family of syrupy, milkshake-style coffee drinks, catnip to thousands of caffeine-addicted New Yorkers who frequent the company’s 190 outlets in Manhattan.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg addressed the passage of Amendment One head on in his commencement speech at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill yesterday. Said Bloomberg: “Each and every generation has removed some b... Read Post
The NYC Board of Health will vote today on Mayor Bloomberg's plan to ban the sale large-serving soft drinks and other "sugared beverages." The plan is expected to be approved by the Bloomberg-appointed health board and then could ta... Read Post