Governor Paterson, Mayor Bloomberg Pr...

Governor Paterson, Mayor Bloomberg Propose Excluding Sugary Drinks ...

There are 2 comments on the Gouverneur Times story from Oct 7, 2010, titled Governor Paterson, Mayor Bloomberg Propose Excluding Sugary Drinks .... In it, Gouverneur Times reports that:

Governor David A. Paterson and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today unveiled an initiative submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture by the State's Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance to exclude sugar-sweetened beverages, the largest single contributor to the obesity epidemic, from the list of allowable purchases through the nation's ...

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Sugary Drinks

Toronto, Canada

#1 Oct 7, 2010
http://www.topix.com/forum/ca/ontario/T6MHD2G...

Related Topix: David Paterson, US Governors, New York, NY, Agriculture, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Nutrition
Concerned Citizen

Dothan, AL

#2 Oct 7, 2010
I think that's a great idea. It rates right up there with drug testing for food stamps and welfare.

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