Food Safe Guru – Cambridge MA proposes soda ban

Posted on June 19, 2012 by

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On the heels of New York City, Cambridge MA is proposing a sugry soda ban. Cambridge is home to Harvard University and MIT and Harvard Square has many restaurants and tourist attractions.

June 18, 2012

MAYOR DAVIS 

WHEREAS: High intake of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages increases the risk of obesity and diabetes; and

WHEREAS:

 New York City has a plan to limit the serving size of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold in restaurants; now therefore be it

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to refer the matter of a ban on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages in restaurants to the Cambridge Public Health Department for a recommendation. 

We will keep you posted.

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