Minimum alcohol drinking age: 21
Minimum fruit juice drinking age: 2
Remember Mayor Bloomberg and his efforts to ban supersized sodas in NYC?
Well, Mayor de Blasio, channeling Bloomberg, has now taken on the under-five year old crowd.
I guess he figures they’re too young to protest.
The city wants to make sure day care kids get in shape — and that means more exercise and less juice.
In a pint-sized version of ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s attempt to ban super-sized sugary drinks, the city’s Board of Health on Monday announced dramatically stricter rules for all licensed city day cares, including a limit on how much juice kids can drink.
Under the new rules, designed to try to cut obesity rates, children must be at least 2 years old before they can take their first sip of juice at day care, and they are only allowed four ounces a day.
Only 100% juice is allowed….
Other new rules restrict kids’ “sedentary time” to less than 30 minutes a day —down from 60 minutes a day currently — and only one half-hour of screen time a week….