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NYC Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Government’s Highest Duty’ Is to Push ‘Healthy’ Foods

September 30, 2011
Eric Scheiner, CNS News

During a United Nations General Assembly summit on non-communicable diseases — a discussion that included diet and eating habits — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said “governments at all levels must make healthy solutions the default social option.”

Speaking on the government’s role in diet and health last week, Bloomberg told the UN General Assembly, “There are powers only governments can exercise, policies only governments can mandate and enforce and results only governments can achieve. To halt the worldwide epidemic of non-communicable diseases, governments at all levels must make healthy solutions the default social option. That is ultimately government’s highest duty.”

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  1. September 30, 2011 1:57 pm

    Hey bloomignorant, leave my grocery cart ALONE !!! Also, JUST WHAT in Hades are you still doing in office??? You should have been the EX-mayor!!! By now.

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