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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

Greenwash Alert: Mott’s For Tots Immunity Support Fruit Punch

Greenwash by beverage producers with products aimed at kids seems to becoming more common.  Last week, I wrote about how MINUTE MAID Fruit Punch recently added artificial sweetener to it ingredients. Last week the makers of Mott’s for Tots Immunity Support Fruit Punch were sued over allegedly false claims that the drink strengthens kids’ immune systems. According to […]

January 30th

Juicers 101

Are you interested in drinking your daily intake of fruits and vegetables? Finding a good juicer can make or break your plans to introduce juice into your diet. As we’ve mentioned in this blog before, juicing will help your body feel rejuvenated, refreshed and will improve your health and energy level generally. Here is a primer on buying a juicer.

September 21st

POM (Not So) Wonderful Found Guilty of False Advertising

As someone who writes about greenwash fairly regularly, I wasn’t surprised bySkinny Girl cocktail’s misleading “natural ingredients” label or Taco Bell’s “meat taco filling” being only 36% meat. But even I was a bit saddened to learn that POM Wonderful, the makers of the pomegranate juice in the iconic hourglass-shaped bottles, has been found guilty […]

May 23rd

How healthy is that fruit drink?

If you’re a regular reader here, chances are soda’s not your thing, and if you do enjoy a sodapop, moderation is the name of the game. But did you know that those fruit drinks on store shelves can actually contain more sugar than soda?

March 27th

What’s in Your Juice?

Dr. Bob Sandor of Lab Analytical Balance used a moisture analyzer to determine the water content of 100% juice (not drinks) from various fruits and vegetables, and he’s kindly shared the results in a handy infographic that shows the water, sugar, and calorie contents of different juices.

December 31st

Apple Juice Arsenic Different Form than OTHER Arsenic

A couple months ago, I wrote a story on arsenic in apple juice. This was the gist of it:

While the EPA limits arsenic in our drinking water to 10 parts per billion, recent tests have found the amount of arsenic in apple juice (Mott’s Apple Juice, in particular) to be 55 parts per billion — 5.5 times more than what the EPA will let us drink!

September 19th