Would establish the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety Warning Act to prohibit distributing, selling, or offering for sale a sugar-sweetened beverage in a sealed beverage container, a multipack of sugar-sweetened beverages, or a concentrate in this state unless the sealed beverage container, multipack, or packaging of the concentrate bears a safety warning. The bill would also require a safety warning to be posted on the exterior of any vending machine that includes a sugar-sweetened beverage for sale. The warning would state: “Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) may contribute to obesity, type 2 diabetes, and tooth decay.”
SB-0347: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Warnings
AAP-CA Position: Support
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