Restaurant industry leaders oppose proposed New York soda ban

Restaurant industry leaders oppose proposed New York soda ban

NRA labels plan to ban large sugary drinks "hyper-regulation;" restaurant operators hold mixed reactions on whether ban will affect sales

Foodservice operators and association executives slammed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to ban the sale of large sodas and sugary drinks in the city’s latest effort to address the nation’s health and obesity problems.

Saying “it’s what the public wants the mayor to do,” Bloomberg said he is seeking to establish a 16-ounce size limit on sugary beverages served at restaurants, delis, sports venues, movie theaters and street carts throug

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