Kim Kessler of the Resnick Program Comments in Civil Eats on Proposed California Warning Label for Sugared Drinks

January 14, 2016 – Kim Kessler, policy and special programs director at the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, commented in the blog on why, after the third year in a row, legislative action to put a warning label on sugared soda in California failed.    

Kessler said she views a warning label as a step forward in efforts to warn Californians of the health risks associated with drinking sugar-sweetened beverages. Yet, “the response of industry has been to fight these efforts with vigorous lobbying and legal strategies,” said Kessler. 

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