California looking to put warning labels on sodas

Pretty soon, there is going to be a warning label on all food and drink: "Warning: Eating 10,000 Big Macs a week is bad for you" "Caution: Eating 50 buckets a day of KFC chicken will lead to a certain heart attack" "Stop! Eating this pizza will give you excessive gas" And so on. And we'll be able to trace this avalanche of good advice from our governments to California's effort to warn us about the deadly dangers of...of...PEPSI! Washington Times: California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday. SB1000 would require the warning on the front of all beverage containers with added sweeteners that have 75 or more calories in every 12 ounces. The label would read: "STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay." Democratic Sen. William Monning, who proposed the bill, said there is...(Read Full Post)