Sugar Tax Would Have to Be Enormous to Work

Sugar Tax Would Have to Be Enormous to Work

A British Medical Journal discussion on pro’s and con’s of a sugar tax provides a balanced discussion, but it’s clear that such taxes would have to be enormous to have an effect. The discussion, “Could a sugar tax help obesity?”, featured Adjunct Professor Sirpa...

Julian Baggini: Coke or Milk?

FGC commissioned world-renowned philosopher and author Julian Baggini to give his unique perspective on current discussions in the food industry. In this article, he discusses a topic that is regularly raised – should healthier food automatically be cheaper. Coke or...

Sugar Q&A

In April 2016, Katherine Rich answered questions from Fairfax Media on obesity, applying sugar taxes on sodas, and a response to criticism from an academic in the US on FGC’s comments on the effectiveness of Mexico’s soda tax. The resulting article...
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