Posts Tagged: soda tax

SF Democrats’ Endorsement Problems

SF Democrats’ Endorsement Problems

Posted August 22, 2016 by

Now that the candidates to the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (the DCCC) have been elected and endorsements made, it’s time to assess what it all means. And the answer is: not much. Unlike other presidential election years, an
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Political Insiders Hijack SF’s Initiative Process

How Progressive Takeover of SF Democratic Party Impacts Nov. Elections

Our Children Need Kaiser Permanente’s Leadership

Our Children Need Kaiser Permanente’s Leadership

Posted April 25, 2016 by Jeff Ritterman, M.D.

I worked as a cardiologist at the Kaiser Richmond Medical Center for 29 years.  During my tenure Kaiser went from the “low cost leader” to a leader in quality.  Kaiser has also emerged as a major force in promoting public
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Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Posted July 21, 2015 by

Meet Jean Ronnei, whose position as incoming President of the School Nutrition Association (SNA) puts her in a tough spot. She must tread a fine line between the interests of America’s “lunch ladies” and the children they serve, and the
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Schools Struggle After Leaving Federal Meal Program

California Can’t Wait to Fight Diabetes

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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Big Soda Offensive to Stop Seattle Soda Tax

Big Soda Offensive to Stop Seattle Soda Tax

Posted February 23, 2015 by Casey Hinds

On February 19th, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee singled out added sugars as a major concern because of links to obesity and chronic disease. According to the panel, “Higher sugar-sweetened beverage taxes may encourage consumers to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption.”
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