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  • New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess

    New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess
    You know the beverage industry is running scared when it feels driven to mount an all-out campaign against a New York City law passed last year banning the sale of super-size sodas and sugary drinks. But it's beyond shameless when that effort includes...
  • Breakfast: An important start to your child's day

    The beginning of a new school year means many challenges for our children, such as: new teachers and learning about new subjects. During this time, it is important that our children can count on a healthy breakfast that includes dairy products to ensure...
  • Some health experts sour on fructose

    Some health experts sour on fructose
    Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny. Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
  • Military leaders point to schools in U.S. fat fight

    Military leaders point to schools in U.S. fat fight
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. military leaders have identified a latent threat to the potential for a leaner, more agile fighting force: the school vending machine. In a report to be released on Tuesday, a group of 300 retired military officers said...
  • Wine in the Woods marks 20th festival year in Howard County

    When the first Wine in the Woods festival was being planned in 1992, Ellicott City restaurateur Fernand Tersiguel suggested organizers add enlightenment to their goals for the event. This weekend, as the wine festival marks its 20th anniversary in...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • Md. leaders watching New York's ban of large soda containers

    Md. leaders watching New York's ban of large soda containers
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed this week a first-of-its-kind ban on the sale of large-sized sodas and other sugary beverages at restaurants and other outlets, but don’t look to Baltimore to immediately follow suit. Though studies say...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • Edwin C. Fry, farmer

    Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88. The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...
  • City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike

    City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike
    An increase to Baltimore's bottle tax — the linchpin of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to raise funds to renovate the city's decrepit school buildings — received preliminary approval from the City Council Monday, likely assuring the...
  • Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity

    Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. cancer lobby group is urging the Surgeon General to conduct a sweeping study of the impact of sugar-sweetened beverages on consumer health, saying such drinks play major role in the nation's obesity crisis and require...