Junk News XIV: Food Lobby Mobilizes, As Soda Tax Bubbles Up

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Food Lobby Mobilizes, As Soda Tax Bubbles Up.

It seems as if the Beverage Industry is taking the possibility of a National Soda Tax very seriously. So should we. Even though soft drinks and sodas are not a direct cause of obesity, it cannot be ignored that soda and it’s main ingredient, HFCS, is a major player in making our bodies toxic and a main factor in causing dis-ease! I say we tax em. It may not stop people from buying soft drinks, but it will definitely make them look at healthier ways to quench their thirst.

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Junk News XII: Tax junk food, but also subidize veggies | Grist

Tax junk food, but also subidize veggies | Grist.

This is a very interesting idea…especially the part about taxing soda, which is one of the worst junk foods ever.

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Read the article and let me know what you think. You know Pepsi and Coke and going to have a fit over this!



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