Watch Video Related to This ArticleHey, kids! Be careful what you eat in Philly! Credit: Getty Images The streets of north Philadelphia are no longer safe for kids sipping sugary soft drinks and shoveling bags of potato chips and...Put down that soda! Drop the chips! Parents patrol food shops to keep kids from eating junk.
Sugary soft drinks would be off limits for New York food stamp recipients if a proposal is approved. Credit: David McNew/Getty ImagesNEW YORK (AP) - New Yorkers on food stamps would not be allowed to spend them on sugar-sweetened drinks under an...This just in from the food police: New Yorkers on food stamps would not be allowed to spend them on sugar-sweetened drinks under an obesity-fighting proposal being floated by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson.