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Tag: PepsiCo

PepsiCo Swaps Artificial Sweetener in Diet Pepsi to Revive Slumping Sales

As consumers across the country are embracing healthier foods, PepsiCo announced that it’s removing aspartame, the controversial artificial sweetener in its popular Diet Pepsi soft drink. The company says it is switching to a sucralose-based sweetener, better known as Splenda, an artificial sweetener the company believes is less controversial than aspartame and could help declining sales rebound.

Pepsi Bottler Fails US Workers

One of Pepsi’s largest US bottlers, G&J Pepsi-Cola, faces $87,000 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations. According to an OSHA News Release, the U.S. [ … ]

It Was Just a Matter of Time: PepsiCo Ditches ‘Natural’ for ‘Simply’

In the tsunami-like wake of lawsuits filed against major food brands for misuse of the word “natural” to market unnatural synthetic and genetically modified ingredients in products like Wesson Oil and Pepperidge Farm’s Goldfish (which also don’t contain any goldfish if anyone else wants to jump in on another class action suit), PepsiCo has decided to drop its use of “natural” for a simpler word. Literally. “Simply.”