July 18, 2019

Modern Farmer, Dan Nosowitz, July 18, 2019- Soda taxes—though they actually apply to other sugary drinks as well—have proven controversial, to say the least. There’s no national soda tax in the United States, but also nothing to stop individual localities from instituting their own. Some have been passed and then …

July 12, 2019

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CNBC, Chloe Taylor, July 11, 2019- Sugary drinks like orange juice or soda may increase the risk of contracting cancer, French scientists have claimed. In a study published Wednesday, researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was “significantly associated …

July 2, 2019

Kellogg Insight, Stephan Seiler & Anna Tuchman, July 1, 2019- Several cities have started taxing sodas and other sweetened drinks in the past five years. The goal is to bring in revenue, improve public health, or both. But it’s unclear whether these “soda taxes” are achieving their goals. So Anna …