posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and...
posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM
The tax would be levied on beverage distributors and retailers who obtain their products directly from manufacturers. Officials estimate it could generate as much as $31 million a year.
posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM
A new crop of tech startups has begun to change the way people buy local groceries, creating new opportunities for small farmers and food makers.
posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:26 PM
Two nonprofits, the Center for Food Safety and Center for Environmental Health, alleged the agency failed to meet the deadlines and sued.