Vending machines get calorie charts.

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  1. Morrisb

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    Soda vending machines in Chicago municipal buildings will be among the first in the country to get calorie count displays under a new program backed by major beverage manufacturers.

    The Coca-Cola Co., Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo are participating in an initiative that will start in Chicago and San Antonio municipal buildings next year before rolling out nationwide, the American Beverage Association said Monday.

    Soda vending machines in city government buildings will sport new labels on selection buttons that show how many calories are in each drink. The trade association said the Calories Count Vending Program also includes adding signage reminding consumers to think about calories and increasing the availability of lower-calorie selections.

    http://www.businessinsider.com/soda-vending-machines-will-display-calories-2012-10

    :jj: If you love vending machines you already don't care about your health. lol
     
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    now that there are calorie counts on vending machines, maybe chicago will have more time to solve some of the less important issues like the murder and mayhem that occurs on it's streets each day.

    here's something that advocates for this idiocy haven't taken into consideration.....a large % of yoots in the public schools are illiterate. do they now need aides to stand by and help them read?
     
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    ...maybe if parents took time to teach their kids something that might be helpful.
     
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    Because soda machines don't have GUNS :uscratch:
     
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    Obama puts his wife in charge of obesity, that's curious. The government is doing its best to take over healthcare, even though we have already have Medicare and Medicaid in place, and the gov't has already proven they can and will run any program into the ground. Now they're working on telling you what you can drink, and eat. Connect the dots, this is just the beginning.
     
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    They got this @ McDonald's too so the fatties can eat a Shit Mac and feel healthy. :jj:
     
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    Good. I'm for anything that potentially reduces obesity.
     
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    ...the shit we dump into our bodies is one of the main reasons people are sick and health care costs being high. we are so far away of giving a shit about our own bodies we're drive thru specialists.
     
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    At one McD drive-thru in upstate NY I saw the calorie count right beside the price for every item
     
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    freedom is a bitch
     
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    ...not if the taxpayers are picking up the tab when you need help for having a little too much freedom in one night or in this case over a lifetime.
     
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    I am more scared of the made-in-China ingredients than the calories.
     
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    Aren't 99% of the shit sold in vending machines already have a calorie chart on the back of the snack?

    I know it's to late once you buy it then you see the calorie content, but still, this just seems odd, I mean every time they want to add a new snack to the mac hine they have to add some calorie chart?

    I've always thought of fast food and to a lesser extent vending mac hines, as guilty pleasures. I know what I'm eating is bad for me, I get it, but I like to every now and then, have some good greasy heart clogging food. When I go to McDonald's I want my frys greasy and salty, I don't eat there all the time, but when I do, I want it to be amazing. I'll bet that some time in the near future, they will somehow make everything super healthy and taste like shit. People need guilty pleasures. That is all.
     
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    Fatasses gonna fatass.
     
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    Gubment needs to get outta my life, though.
     
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    Gotta die of something. Have you SEEN a 90 y/o man? No thank you.



     
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    That's the point. They shouldn't be picking up the tab. Part of freedom is managing to not spend every fucking dime you ever make every week.
     
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    ...jack lalane looked ok at 90. youre right tho you gotta die of something but why rush it? :scratch:
     
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    I know I'm worried sick about it.

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