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New York City Health Department Wants All ‘Alcopops’ Banned

You may have heard of “alcopops.” They’re carbonated fruit drinks with an alcoholic punch. Kids are breaking the law to get their hands on them, but the New York City Health Department is stepping in to try to stop that from happening.

05/25/2011

Joe Han, owner of Han's Family Market on 93rd and Broadway, pointing to what he says are violations on a fruit vendor's stand a block away (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

War Wages Between Produce Market, Fruit Carts On Upper West Side

Produce market owner Joe Han says two fruit carts within a block of his store, Han’s Family Market, have expanded well beyond what the city allows.

05/12/2011

Photo/Carol D'Auria

NYC Restaurant Health Grades Begin

Picking out the best restaurant for dinner is now about more than the menu. On Wednesday, New York City rolled out a system to grade restaurants on sanitary inspections.

CBS 2–07/28/2010