Opinion: Sugary Drink Labels

Court ruling leaves viable path for warning labels

Writing in The Recorder, a legal news publication, senior attorney and program director Sabrina Adler suggested that, despite misleading media headlines, a recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on sugary drink warning labels leaves open a viable path forward for the City of San Francisco.

“The court was only concerned that, at least based on the evidence before it, the required warning may pose an undue burden on companies’ free speech (yes, the companies’ free speech rights) due to its size.”

Read the full opinion piece on The Recorder website.

February 11, 2019