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Teen Girl Dies At Sleepover After Sipping Spiked Soda

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 09.10.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — Alcohol was a likely factor in the death of a 14-year-old Northern California girl after she and three friends apparently drank ...

Why Pepsi's CEO Should Continue Speaking Out

Judith Samuelson | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business
Judith Samuelson

If I could give an award for the most bewildering headline in recent months, it would be the WSJ story about Pepsi and the shrinking cola market. Let me get this straight. PepsiCo is criticized for focusing on healthy foods?

7 Ways to Eat Your Drink This Weekend

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2011 | Home
Imbibe

Ready for the 4th of July festivities? Still looking for some good food and drink ideas? Why not combine the two? From cream soda corn dogs to bourbon...

BEWARE: Liquid Calories That Add Up

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

Ditching that regular soda and switching to a diet version may not be the perfect fix-it healthy solution. Research shows that both versions may lead to disease.

By The Numbers: What Americans Drink In A Year

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

AdAge recently reported on American per capita beverage consumption for 2010. Perhaps it comes as no surprise that carbonated soft drinks are the most...

Junk Food Companies Pay Scientists To Fudge Nutrition Research

Posted 08.23.2011 | Home

Yet another major long-term study, this one published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has conclusively demonstrated the link between weight ga...

Pepsi's Social Vending Machine

Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

Vending machines just got a whole lot more complicated, thanks to Pepsi's new Social Vending System. In addition to regular, old-fashioned soda vendin...

Kosher Coke Is Almost the Real Thing

Mark Strausman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Mark Strausman

I would feel special that Coke would make a special beverage just for my people, but unfortunately this all comes down to money.

Boston Bans Sodas On City Property

Slashfood | Clare Leschin | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

Boston's long-time mayor, Thomas M. Menino just made quenching the thirst of city-workers that much harder. According to The Boston Globe, Menino issu...

Longing for CicLAvia

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

CicLAvia is certainly about giving Angelenos a break from the stress of car traffic. But it is also a new way of thinking about how we engage with our city, and how we exercise in LA.

Remembering Coke's 'OK' Campaign

Gastronomista | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

OK Soda debuted in 17 test market cities in 1993, including our hometown. Lord knows we didn't need any more soda - just ask our mothers or dentists -...

How Pepsi Fell Behind Coke

Ad Age | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pepsi lost the cola war last week. It's debatable whether the brand was defeated or unwittingly surrendered by abandoning tried-and-true advertising ...

Why 'Unfiltered' Ginger Ale Tastes Better

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Bruce Cost, the founder of Fresh Ginger Ginger Ale by Bruce Cost, an unfiltered, pure cane sugar ginger ale made in Brooklyn, NY.

An All-Natural, Old-Fashioned Soda Syrup Company

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

shared from food. curated. "Not only is it creating a really good beverage, but it's also helping the motion of people getting off the artificial stu...

Weekly Pulse: Bloomberg Shaking up Soda Pop with Politics

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is asking the USDA to approve a pilot program that would preve...

Soda, Surplus, and Food Stamps: A Short History

Daniel Bowman Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Bowman Simon

Lately there has been a lot of hoopla in the Big Apple about the federal food stamp program, now officially known by the snappy acronym SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). Everybody, it seems, has an opinion.

The Price of the Anti-Soda Campaign: Demonizing Obesity and Infantilizing the Poor

Peter Naccarato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Naccarato

Does a government that subsidizes the production of high-fructose corn syrup really have the moral authority to condemn those who consume it?

Let's Banish Nudges and Bans

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

Nudges and Bans have become all the rage today. We were told recently how in New York, there is a drive to prevent people who are on food stamps fro...

Dinner in the Desert

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sarah Newman

We all bear the consequences if these children don't eat.

The Problem With Banning Soda Purchases With Food Stamps

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Apparently, the public has spoken, and people support banning the use of food stamps to buy soda. But I wonder if it would be different though if the ban were to be extended to all citizens, and not just those on the welfare end?

Drinking Sugar

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Why should we taxpayers subsidize obesity and the medical costs that caring for diabetes would require? Why should kids be brought up on sugar water?

10 Diseases Linked to Soda Pop

Dr. M.J. Wegmann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. M.J. Wegmann

The number of Americans who consume products that contain sugar-free sweeteners grew from 70 million in 1987 to 160 million in 2000. At the same time,...

Why Fanta Is So Popular Abroad

Slate Magazine | Brian Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Kenyans headed to the polls Wednesday to approve a new constitution. Some feared a repeat of the tumultuous 2007 election, when more than 1,000 people...

Cancer Cells Slurp Up Fructose, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all s...

Our big problem

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Miller

In this weekend's Wall Street Journal Theodore Dalrymple (the pen name for Anthony Daniels, a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist) was only the lat...