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Monday, July 21, 2014

Ulman Loosens Healthy Food And Drink Standards For Events Not On County Property

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday announced that he plans to loosen some of the restrictions in an executive order that banned sugary sodas and other high-calorie drinks at county-sponsored events.

The rule generated a passionate community debate earlier this month after some vendors complained about the standards, which were implemented for the first time at a Fourth of July event at downtown Columbia's Lake Kittamaqundi.

In a letter to the Howard County Council July 21, Ulman said he plans to remove food and drink restrictions on county-sponsored events that do not take place on county property.



Anonymous said...

This executive order is nothing more then liberal extremists forcing their ideals on the general public. It's absolutely unconstitutional and should be challenged.

Anonymous said...

How convenient loosing his standards just in time for an election.

Anonymous said...

I wonder what will happen with the Howard County Fair? Does this mean no soda or sugary foods at the fair?

They are finding more problems each day with these fake sweeteners used in diet drinks. I think I will stick with water or ice tea.

Anonymous said...

Oops! Trendy, 'me,too', Bloomberesque actions close to home not playing so well with real people in the rest of the state, or with folks who sell the banned items (especially when they are tapped for contributions).

Nullman & OweBrown & Nullman = Clown central.