The size of your soda just shrank.
The controversial plan, which is meant to curb obesity, came under withering criticism from the beverage industry and some civil liberties groups.
There was little doubt that the Board of Health, whose members were appointed by Bloomberg, would stand in the way of the mayor’s plan. One member, Sixto Caro, opted to abstain from voting.
It is the latest in the Bloomberg administration’s wide-ranging plan to make the city healthier. Previous initiatives include a ban on public smoking and the posting of calorie counts in restaurants.