Trans fats

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Opens Ice Rink At Prospect Park (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Kicks Off Legacy Tour In Brooklyn

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12 years in office is down to its final two weeks.

12/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg Legacy: Mayor Mike Went Where Many Didn’t Have Guts To Go

The Michael Bloomberg era in New York City ends in just two weeks.

He leaves with friends, enemies and a long list of accomplishments, which, in true Mayor Mike style, he wants to be the first to tell you about.

12/16/2013

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FDA To Ban Artery-Clogging Trans Fats

The FDA planned to announce Thursday it will require the food industry to gradually phase out all trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health.

11/07/2013

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Health Department Group Seeking Proposals To Limit Alcohol Sales In NYC

He doesn’t like the salt on the margarita glass and has fought against the fat in the Kahlua and cream. But was Mayor Michael Bloomberg really thinking of trying to shut the tap on the bar business as the New York Post reported?

01/11/2012

School nutrition

Government Calls For Stricter Guidelines For School Lunches

Hold the French fries — for the first time in 15 years the government is proposing new, healthier guidelines for school lunches.

01/13/2011