NYC snack police lead attack against large popcorns, lattes6/13/2012
Already PO'd about the upcoming soft-drink size regulations in NYC? Mayor Mike Bloomberg's health police are now considering limiting the size of movie popcorn buckets and such milk-based drinks as lattes. Sure, 1,200 calories and more than 60 grams of fat in that ginormous popcorn tub may be over the top, but even if we're forced to buy smaller sizes, who's going to prevent us from going back for seconds (other than our inner cheapskate)? "There are certainly milkshakes and milk-coffee beverages that have monstrous amounts of calories," insisted one member at a New York City Board of Health meeting Tuesday. We just think messing with New Yorkers' caffeine intake could be dangerous -- and when did milk become unhealthy?
How do you feel about government regulation of what you eat and drink?