Soda industry sponsorships seem to be everywhere, and that’s no accident. Coke and Pepsi spend big money to keep health groups from taking a hard line against their products.
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Imagine if tobacco companies said they were doing something responsible to protect you. How would you respond to that? That’s one of the Coca-Cola obesity questions posed in a new You Tube Video: The Honest Coca-Cola Obesity Commercial.
The Coca-Cola Company has launched a stevia cola in response to consumer demand for sweetened drinks that contain natural ingredients and fewer calories.
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 […]
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods are the world’s biggest producers and buyers of sugar are not doing enough to stop land grabs and conflicts in their supply chains, says Oxfam in a new report issued today. This is no small issue. According to a press release yesterday, the global sugar trade is worth about $47 […]
Just when I thought beverage companies were all bad, bad, bad, I read about Coca-Cola’s new environmentally friendly bottles made from ice. Yes, that’s right, Coke has launched an ice bottle “actually made of ice.” The bottles are being marketed as “eco-friendly” with an ad that is chock full of bikinis and six-pack abs and […]
According to CEH, last year both Coke and Pepsi agreed to remove 4-MEI, a known carcinogen, from its caramel coloring, but only Coke has fully followed through.
Litterati makes use of Instagram in a brilliant yet simple and philanthropic way. It makes you smile, and it’s social media at its best.
Check out this vintage ad claiming that a daily bottle of Coke can help with weight loss!
The world’s largest soft drink maker says it wants to create “an innovative portfolio of brands and products that feature the value-added nutrition of dairy.”
The Corn Refiners Association is at it again with the “corn sugar”.
The Federal government is looking to ban alcoholic energy drinks on the assumption that the FDA will find that caffeine is an unsafe additive to alcohol.
Red bull and vodka…one of my favorite drinks. Combining caffeine and alcohol, at least according to me, is a brilliant idea: alcohol for a bit of social lubrication and caffeine to make me forget that I was up at 7 am for a run. But is mixing caffeine and alcohol actually bad for you?