August 15, 2018

Alabama   Colorado   Iowa   Michigan   Missouri   Texas   Washington   Wisconsin National   The Man Who Fought Monsanto Will Leave a Lasting Legacy Anna Lappe, Civil Eats, 8/13/2018 A San Francisco jury has ruled in the first court case against the chemical company Monsanto, finding that its signature products, glyphosate-based herbicides Roundup and Ranger …

July 26, 2018

Alabama   California   Colorado   Florida   Hawaii   Illinois   Ohio   New Jersey   Pennsylvania   Texas   Virginia   Washington National California banned new soda taxes. Could it happen in Pennsylvania? The Philadelphia Inquirer, 7/10/2018 California cities and towns are now banned from enacting taxes on soda — thanks to a new state law. A similar bill that would eliminate Philadelphia’s tax …

July 11, 2018

California   Florida   Montana   North Carolina   Ohio   Texas   Washington   Headline of the Week  Big Soda Is the New Big Tobacco East Bay Express, 6/29/2018 Extortion. That’s what people called it—and that’s certainly what it was. Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and other beverage giants just held California hostage and won… National Fizzled Out; …

June 28, 2018

California   Florida   Illinois   Iowa   Maryland   New Jersey   North Carolina   Ohio   Oregon   Pennsylvania   South Carolina   Texas   Utah   Washington National The West Coast soda wars threaten to engulf the nation Salon, 6/25/2018 A new frontier in the soda tax war is emerging along the west coast. Industry-funded committees have drawn up ballot …

June 13, 2018

Colorado   Florida   Minnesota   New Mexico   North Carolina   Pennsylvania   Tennessee   Texas   National Food and Nutrition State bills banning taxes on sugary drinks gain momentum FoodDive, 6/5/2018 Since 2015 when Berkeley, California implemented a soda tax in an effort to reduce the consumption of sugary beverages, the controversial initiative has appeared …