NYC Dept. Of Health Holds Public Hearing On Bloomberg's Proposed Soda Ban

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Kelly D Brownell, Ph.D. director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy... News PhotoAnswering,Asking,Food and Drink,Forbidden,Horizontal,Ivy League - University,New York City,Overweight,Politics,Queens - New York City,Sugar,The Media,USA,Yale UniversityPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW YORK - JULY 24: Kelly D Brownell, Ph.D. director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University, answers questions from the media prior to a public hearing regarding a proposal to ban the sale of certain larger sizes of sugary drinks at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene July 24, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. Under the proposed ban, sugary drinks with no nutritional value would not be allowed to be sold in sizes over 16 ounces in certain retail outlets. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)