Science Proves 'Fat Tax' Might Work and More News

In today's Media Mix, a truck spills 36,000 pounds of yogurt, plus Jamie Oliver to get a Harvard award
Media Mix
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Media Mix

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Fat Tax Study: A new study published in the British Medical Journal found that a high tax on unhealthy foods may actually help slow down obesity rates. [ABC News]

Jamie Oliver's Next Revolution: The healthy celebrity chef will receive the Healthy Cup Award from the Harvard School of Public Health on May 22, following his launch of Food Revolution Day on May 19. [Boston Globe]

Convenience Store Charged $716 Million: A jury charged a convenience store $716 million for selling alcohol to a teenager who killed a man in a drunk driving accident. [FOX 13 News]

Truck Spills Load of Yogurt: In what was sure to be a messy cleanup, a tractor-trailor crash spilled 18 tons of Greek yogurt on a New York highway. [AP]