Bloomberg: Big Gulp Sodas only the beginning

This is how it works. Someone gets a horrible idea and rather than denouncing it, others in the room try to outdo the originator by coming up with an even more idiotic idea. Soon, the snowball is rolling downhill and before you know it, a unicorn hunt is organized or some such nonsense. Mayor Bloomberg's soda ban is only the beginning: The board hand-picked by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that must approve his ban of selling large sugar-filled drinks at restaurants might be looking at other targets. The New York City Board of Health showed support for limiting sizes of sugary drinks at a Tuesday meeting in Queens.  They agreed to start the process to formalize the large-drink ban by agreeing to start a six-week public comment period. At the meeting, some of the members of board said they should be considering other limits on high-calorie foods. One member, Bruce Vladeck, thinks limiting the sizes for movie theater popcorn should be considered. "The popcorn isn't a whole lot...(Read Full Post)