Arecent headline in a major industry paper reads, “Obesity watchdogs who’ve pushed new laws eye ‘calorie tax.’” This was one of many items on the agenda of an alliance of activists and public-health officials who recently met in Boston to discuss the obesity epidemic. Time and space don’t allow me to go into great detail, but the proposal of a calorie tax was discussed. I am not the least bit surprised. Read on.It has been 13 years since I wrote my first article on the possibility of having ...

Register to view this article

It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.

Why Register?

Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.

 

Attention Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!

Already registered? here.