City Council Approves Tax On Soda, Sugary DrinksThe Seattle City Council has approved taxing soda and other sugary beverages to pay for nutrition and education programs.
Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk OffWe've heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it's harmful to our health. But that isn't keeping many Americans from drinking it.
Starbucks Eyes Soda And Lunch As US Sales Climb Starbucks Corp. has continued to report healthy sales gains, even as others in the fast-food sectore have struggled. Its strategies have included price hikes, getting people to sign up for its loyalty program and the rollout of an array of new items, including breakfast sandwiches, salads and bottled juices.
18 Mayors: Limit Use Of Food Stamps To Buy SodaThe mayors of Portland, Ore., New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities are reviving a push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.
Gregoire Proposes New Gum, Soda and Gas Tax for EducationWashington's Gov. Chris Gregoire has proposed higher taxes on gas, soda, candy and gum in order to avoid more government cuts and to help fund education in response to a court order.
Best Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors in WA If you're taking a road trip this summer, it's never a bad idea to stop for ice cream. And why not take the kids on a trip down memory lane by swinging into an old-fashioned ice cream parlor? Many of these establishments not only serve up sundaes and floats, but they also have local, organic ingredients, homemade treats and wifi! Here are some of our favorites.
Ooops! Mountain Dew Spilled in Seattle Train Collision Hundreds of cans of Mountain Dew spilled in the street when a truck carrying the soda was split apart in a collision Friday with a Sound Transit train in south Seattle.
Jones Soda Company Announces 2011 Holiday FlavorsSeattle's own Jones Soda, makers of delicious (and some unique) flavored sodas, and claiming to be officially endorsed and distributed by local Elf Union 422, announce their new 2011 Holiday flavored beverages!