Bloomberg Risks Public Opinion With Soda Limits, Atty Says

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 10:23 PM EST) -- Michael Bloomberg's aggressive anti-obesity policies could erode public confidence in government health initiatives if his sugary drink portion limits and calorie counts don't achieve results, a lawyer who represented the restaurant industry in litigation against the New York mayor warned Tuesday.

Arnold & Porter LLP litigation partner Peter Zimroth, whose clients' legal bid to defeat the billionaire mayor's 2008 initiative to have restaurants post calorie information failed, spoke about the policies at a Fordham University Law School panel discussing Bloomberg's legal legacy. The mayor's policies on...
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