I read in my local paper this weekend about a ban on sugary drinks of more than 16 oz. in New York. I had to learn more, so I looked it up online, and sure enough, I learned that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that his administration was planning to ban sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces (source).
I have never ordered a large drink like a "Big Gulp" because I don't like soft drinks, but I wondered how the diet Coke drinking general public feels about it.
It's Feedback Friday...
What do you think of a ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 oz.?
Is this plan going to help in the fight against obesity?
Here is a clip from the movie Wall-E that came to mind when I heard about this proposed ban: