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NYC Board Of Health Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Sodium Warnings On MenusThe city Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require chain eateries to put salt-shaker symbols on menus to denote dishes with more than the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium.
NYC Board Of Health Limiting Juice Consumption In Day Care CentersThe New York City Board of Health announced new rules Monday for daycare centers, including a limit on how much juice kids can drink.
Board Of Health Rules To Keep Ban On Ferrets As Pets In NYCThe city Board of Health decided Tuesday to maintain a long-standing prohibition on keeping the animals as pets. The vote was 3-2 to lift the ban but needed six votes to pass. There were three abstentions.
NYC Moves Closer To Easing Gender Changes For Birth CertificatesNew York City health officials have moved closer to easing the process of changing the gender on a birth certificate.
High Court Won't Reinstate New York City's Big Soda BanGuzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York's highest court refused to reinstate New York City's ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city's health department overstepped its bounds.
NYC Board Of Health Approves Flu Shot Mandate For Young ChildrenNew York City's Board of Health voted Wednesday in favor of the mandatory vaccine for children under 6. The initiative takes effect in 30 days and will be required for about 150,000 children.
Appeals Court Strikes Down Supersized Sugary Drinks BanThe four-judge panel of the state Supreme Court Appellate Division said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban.
Appeals Court Considering NYC Supersized Sugary Drink BanThe court heard arguments from both sides Tuesday in regards to a March ruling that halted the city's plan to put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks.
New York City Lawyers, Beverage Industry Duel In Court Over Big Drink BanThe beverage industry is trying to take the fizz out of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's big sugary soda ban. The two sides battled like Coke versus Pepsi in court on Wednesday.
NYC To Hold Off On Oversized Sugary Drink Fines For 3 Months The reprieve on fines comes as soda makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to try to block the unprecedented rule from going into effect at all.
American Beverage Association Among Those Suing NYC Over Sugary Drink CrackdownThe new regulation puts a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and applies to both bottled and fountain drinks.
Bloomberg: NYC Big Drink Ban ‘Will Help Save Lives' The new regulation puts a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.
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