The city filed an appeal the day after a state judge blocked the soda ban from going into effect.
A state judge knocked down Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on large sugary drinks.
Brooklyn Hospital CEO Richard Becker defended his junk food-filled vending machines.
In six months drinks larger than 16 ounces will be outlawed in New York City.
A majority of voters support a crackdown on alcohol abuse, a new poll finds.
Queens City Councilman Dan Halloran testified at a public meeting Tuesday against the soda ban.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended his controversial large soda ban plan one day before a public hearing.
More than 80 food sellers Fordham and West Farms have agreed to showcase healthier fare.
Expanding the 'Health Bucks' program is expected to greatly increase low-income people's produce access.
More than half of those polled think the city shouldn't ban restaurants from serving large sugary drinks.
The amount of soda consumed at the Burping World Championships would have made Bloomberg cringe.
Some Councilmembers said they're entitled to eat whatever they want during lengthy hearings.
City Council members ate Cheez-Its, Fritos and downed a 32-oz. drink while discussing the "sugar ban."
Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver said that, while he has concerns about the plan, he won't block it.
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