Food Police at it again here in loon tune California: in Richmond, California, where the “penny-per-ounce” soda tax will appear on the November referendum ballot.
In a regional online news service, the city councilman who sponsored the measure, Jeff Ritterman, outlines his arguments for the proposed tax. The article is a wild and not-so-wonderful trip through the mind of a food activist:
[W]hy single out sugar-sweetened beverages? Can’t any food or beverage be a part of a balanced diet? You know, have the cola with dinner but skip the chocolate cake for dessert
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