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New Yorkers for Beverage Choices

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New York City Lawyers, Beverage Industry Duel In Court Over Big Drink Ban

The 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.

01/23/2013

Pepsi fountain drinks (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

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.

09/13/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces Weight Watchers and other weight loss organizations support city’s anti-obesity proposal on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.(Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr)

Bloomberg: Weight Watchers, Other Groups Support Big Drink Ban

The proposal would put 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.

09/04/2012