BREAKING: Coke, Pepsi to Slash 30% of Sugar from Colas [April Fool's]

BREAKING: Coke, Pepsi to Slash 30% of Sugar from Colas [April Fool's]

A few weeks ago we wrote about a product formulation change by cola manufacturers, including Pepsi and Coca Cola, modifying the type of caramel coloring used in order to avoid being labeled as carcinogenic. But that’s small peas compared to … Continue reading

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Coke’s CEO: We Didn’t Make America Fat. Indeed?

Coke’s CEO: We Didn’t Make America Fat. Indeed?

An Op-ed by Coca Cola’s CEO, Muhtar Kent, in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, paints a picture perfect portrait of corporate citizenship, and little if any connection to the obesity epidemic in the US: Our industry has become an easy target … Continue reading

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“Calorie Offsets” Instead of Soda Tax

“Calorie Offsets” Instead of Soda Tax

Taxing soda pop, which seemed like a crazy idea just 12 months ago, is gaining traction with academics and politicians. Recently, President Obama said a soda tax is “an idea that we should be exploring.” And in a research paper … Continue reading

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