January 17, 2018

Report Questions Effectiveness of Berkeley Soda Tax

According to findings by economists Bryan Bollinger and Steven Sexton, consumer spillover into bordering municipalities and a failure to ensure that the tax is passed on to consumers has limited the law’s ability to affect rates of obesity and other sugar-related health issues, an oft-cited reason for its adoption.

→ read the fulll article


Previous post
Italy: Emergency plan for citrus fruit established We need to make it competitive once again through an integrated approach that can use all resources available. This entails the reinstatement of the production potential and varietal renewal through the €10 million Citrus Fruit Fund set up by the Legge Stabilità 2018.
Next post
Uruguay: Puro Jugo, bag in a box, a new 100% natural apple juice Puro Jugo is a new way for Uruguayans to consume fruit. It is a way to make them see that they can consume healthy and tasty food in a very convenient manner, by just pressing a button and serving it in a glass.