14 May '12, 8pm

Tax on Junk Food Can Help Pay the Costs of Diet-Related Diseases

Web Note: This Op-Ed ran in many newspapers nationwide over the last week, including the Arizona Daily Star / Tucson, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Little Rock, Northwest Arkansas Times / Fayetteville, Press of Atlantic City, Salt Lake City Sunday Deseret News, Tacoma Sunday News-Tribune, Denver Sunday Post, Obesity Review Blogspot.com, Duluth (MN) News-Tribune, New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times, Juneau (AK) Empire, W Orleans Times-Picayune, Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, Centre Daily Times / State COollege, PA, Hanover (PA) Evening Sun, Macon(GA) Telegraph, Sacramento Bee, and the Bradenton (FL) Herald. FINLAND, Minn. - America's industrial food and farming system - dominated by fast-food restaurants and processed, chemical-laden food - has precipitated a public health crisis. Although nutritionists recommend that consumers avoid eating unhealthy junk foods, every day 75 milli...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25447.cfm

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