Judge overturns NYC 16 ounce soda ban

Posted on March 11th, by Foodio54 in Restaurant News. Comments Off

State Judge Milton Tingling in New York on Monday tossed out the city’s plans to ban sugary drinks in containers bigger than 16 ounces in New York City.

This comes as a major setback for food policeman and NYC Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, who has suceeded in passing several other ridiculous proposals.

Judge Tingling, states that “The rule would not only violate the separation of powers doctrine, it would eviscerate it, such an evisceration has the potential to be more troubling than sugar sweetened drinks.”

“It is arbitrary and capricious because it applies to some but not all food establishments in the city, it excludes other beverages that have significantly higher concentrations of sugar sweeteners and/or calories on suspect grounds, and the loopholes inherent in the rule, including but not limited to no limitations on refills, defeat and/or serve to gut the purpose of … Read More »

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