Soda Tax/Food Politics


Preferred Meals Returns to SFUSD

Posted May 26, 2015 by

Preferred Meals, the company that tried to sue San Francisco Unified School District after losing a $9 million school meal contract to Revolution Foods in 2012, will once again be doing business with SFUSD. After several failed attempts, Preferred has
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Food Policy is Like Basketball

Posted May 19, 2015 by Daniel Taber

I’m writing about food policy – specifically, a recent study on California’s school nutrition standards – but first I need to talk basketball and the Golden State Warriors. It’s playoff season, I love the NBA playoffs, the Warriors are the
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Recap: Two Years of #MomsNotLovinIt

Posted May 11, 2015 by Casey Hinds

This Mother’s Day marked the two year anniversary of #MomsNotLovinIt. That’s when I joined with other mothers in campaigning against McDonald’s unethical marketing to children. While many health professionals had already spoken out about McDonald’s predatory marketing to kids, they were ignored by the corporation, which continued
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California Can’t Wait to Fight Diabetes

Posted May 6, 2015 by Xavier Morales

On May 12, the California Assembly Health Committee will hear a new bill seeking to address one of the major health crises of our time. AB 1357 (Bloom) – The Children and Family Health Promotion Program – will create a
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CA Senate Votes on Soda Warning Label Bill

Posted April 21, 2015 by Dr. Harold Goldstein

On Wednesday April 22, the California Senate Health Committee will vote on SB 203, the soda warning label bill. This legislation, when passed, will do for all Californians what cigarette warning labels did half a century ago – provide consumers
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