Why Chicago’s soda tax fizzled after two months — and what it means for the anti-soda movement

Washington Post, October 10, 2017
by Caitlin Dewey

About two months after the country’s largest soda tax went into effect, embattled lawmakers in Cook County, Ill. — the home of Chicago — have decided to repeal it. The tax has… Read More

How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

New York Times, September 16, 2017
by Andrew Jacobs and Matt Richtel; Photographs by William Daniels

[...] Nestlé’s direct-sales army in Brazil is part of a broader transformation of the food system that is delivering Western-style processed food and sugary drinks to the most isolated… Read More