Medical Expert Disputes Suggestion To Regulate Sugar

Dr. Keith Ayoob, director of the nutrition clinic at the Rose F. Kennedy Center in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a columnist for USA Today, takes issue with researchers who recently suggested regulating sugar. For the full article, click here.

Editors’ Insight: Vending and refreshment operators may find it worth their time to copy and file this article, as it provides a good set of arguments against regulating sugar.

Many operators may assume that regulating sugar will be seen as too big of a challenge for the government to tackle. And they are not wrong to assume this, considering that the idea, reported back on Feb. 1, 2012, received very light media coverage.

Vending and refreshment service operators must realize that the food industry is constantly under scrutiny and lawmakers will rarely hesitate to propose new restrictions. 02-28-12 By Elliot Maras