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11 Beverage Industry Fails

There’s been a flurry of beverage industry news lately, and most of it falls in the fail department. Soda- and commercial juice-makers try all kinds of marketing techniques to make us think that their products are natural, healthy, and even good for the planet. At the end of the day, it’s up to us as consumers to look past the marketing and see what’s really in the bottle.

March 26th

Coca-Cola Sued For False ‘Healthy & Natural’ Advertising

Its almost laughable that Coca-Cola would try to use a ‘healthy and natural’ marketing tactic, but that’s what they did. Consumers are fighting back. According to Courthouse New Service, Coca-Cola is being sued for misleading consumers by falsely claiming that Coke contains no artificial flavors and is part of a kid’s healthy diet. OMG. Its […]

March 21st

Top News from the Food Front: Sugar Power, Sriracha Crisis, GMO Labeling Win, & Factory Farm Fiasco

As of this week, the U.S. finally boasts at least one state with a rudimentary GMO labeling law! But according to China, our corn is still icky because there’s precious little actual regulation of GMOs in our food products. New research compares the relative powers of sugar vs. fat to trigger food cravings. And Sriracha’s in trouble again — batten the (cupboard) hatches! Animal-ag debacles, farmed animal cruelty, and vegan wins abound. Read on, for the week’s top news in food!

December 14th

‘7UP Antioxidant’ No More

Snapple has agreed to discontinue, reformulate and re-market the ‘7UP Antioxidant’ line of soft drinks as a direct result of a successful class action lawsuit. No More ‘7UP Antioxidant’ It used to be that 7UP’s antioxidant line includes 7UP Anioxidant, diet Cherry 7UP Antioxidant, Mixed Berry 7UP Antioxidant, and Pomegranate 7UP Antioxidant flavors all of […]

July 26th