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Baker Gilberto Sánchez, of the Bronx, worries that Mayor Bloomberg will prohibit bread as it has many calories. (Zaira Cortés/EDLP)

Praise and Derision Greet Mayor’s Proposed Large Soda Ban

Food, Health June 4, 2012 at 5:53 pm

In the city’s ethnic and community media, New Yorkers weigh in on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest effort to combat obesity, his proposed ban on sugar-sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces in eateries across the city.

A family in Chinatown shows its support for the proposed shark fin ban.

Shark Fin May be Banned From New York Menus

East Asian, Environment, Food February 29, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Shark fin soup, a popular delicacy in China, won’t be available to adventurous eaters in New York if a new bill becomes law. As the movement to protect sharks from hunters gathers steam, a proposed State Assembly bill would punish anyone who sells or distributes shark products.