Who has a louder voice in the soda tax debate: Billionaires or industry groups?
from Food Dive
After five municipalities passed soda taxes in elections, industry groups realized that billionaire-backed activists could have had the upper-hand on this issue, The Associated Press reported. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg may not have won the battle to limit the size of sugary beverages while he served as mayor of New York, but Bloomberg Philanthropies backed the campaigns that successfully passed the per-ounce taxes on sugary beverages.
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