11/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sweet Scam Group Hits Back At New York Health Initiatives (VIDEO)

In light of all of Mayor Bloomberg's recent health initiatives, the non-profit Center for Consumer Freedom is asking, "When did the Big Apple become Big Brother?"

amNY reports that the group is pouring $1 million into ads that knock "the city for its PR blitz against sweetened drinks and its ban on trans-fats."

The ads began appearing in newspapers on Friday, and commercials like the one below will begin appearing on local cable next week.