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

De Blasio Sweet On Bloomberg’s Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.

10/18/2013

Big Gulp cup at a 7-Eleven. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Sugar Found To Be Toxic In Mice

Researchers found that when mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar females died at twice the normal rate.

08/14/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Was Not Really Denied Pizza Over Sugary Drinks Ban

While the city’s pending ban on super-sized sugary drinks has its share of critics, the story of a Brooklyn eatery denying Mayor Michael Bloomberg a second slice of pizza over it – and starting an obscenity-laden fight – is not true.

05/04/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will appeal a judge's decision to halt a super-sized sugary drinks ban. (credit: Getty Images)

Not So Fast! Judge Halts New York City’s Super-Sized Sugary Drink Ban

New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled Monday that the city may not enforce the new regulation, which would have put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks — both bottled and fountain.

03/11/2013

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Mayor Bloomberg Releases The Rules Of The New Sugary Drink Crackdown

For the mayor, it’s a sugar smack down, and while he’s not going to make people take a “sugarlizer” test, he is taking giant steps to limit the size of sugary drinks people can buy.

05/31/2012