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.
The panel on Morning Joe today was surprisingly positive about Mayor Bloomberg's effort to ban large sugary drinks at food carts, stadiums, move theaters, etc. Host Mika Brzezinski referred to the drinks as "poison" for their sugar ... 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