New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made waves this week when he suggested a proposed ban on super-sized soft drinks as a way to cut obesity rates. Closer to home, Colorado boasts the least obese population in the country.
We've all probably been there, at work, feeling crummy, when we should be home in bed. Maybe we do it because we need the money, or we feel like we can't miss that super important meeting. But what if you work with food and coming in sick means potentially infecting hundreds of other people?
A coalition of food labor groups says it happens a lot, and they blame the lack of paid sick days for people who pick, process, sell, cook and serve food.