Perhaps best known for his ban on toys in Happy Meals, Supervisor Eric Mar is once again working to persuade people to eat healthier food.
On Tuesday, Mar introduced legislation that would establish what he is calling a Healthy Food Retailer Incentives Program, which would be administered by the Office of Economic and Workforce Development. Read More
Alarmed by a tripling of obesity rates among U.S. children during the past 30 years — nearly one in five of today’s adolescents is said to be obese — the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council issued a report just before Labor Day recommending a series of policy initiatives aimed at trimming the flab from America’s youth. Read More