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Surge Soda Is Back! (And Has Already Sold Out Once)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste

It's basically the Coca-Cola version of Mountain Dew.

Big Soda's Open Letter to San Francisco on the Soda Tax

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Hello San Franciscans, We surely speak for everyone when we say that taxing sugary drinks is a horrible idea -- especially for those of us in the sod...

Berkeley vs. Big Soda

Robert Reich | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Robert Reich

Four years ago the Supreme Court decided corporations were people under the First Amendment, entitled to their own freedom of speech. Since then, Big Soda has poured a fortune into defeating ballot initiatives to tax or regulate sugared drinks.

Coke Has To Put On The Red Light

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business

Some Coke cans in the U.K. will soon get marked with a red dot because of the drink's high sugar content. The labels are part of a voluntary progra...

Addressing the World's Water Challenges Demands Business Collaboration

Michael Green | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green
Michael Green

Many of the great challenges faced by humanity, such as climate change, energy security, and food security, cannot be managed without also ensuring that our citizens have access to reliable water and sanitation services.

Dave Jamieson

Union Busters At Major U.S. Companies Caught On Tape

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

One day last fall, employees of Iron Mountain, a Boston-based records management company, were subjected to what union organizers like to call a capti...

All The Cakes You Can Make With Just A Box Of Cake Mix And A Bottle Of Soda

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.31.2014 | Taste

Cake mix. Soda. That's all you need.

A Smile, a Coke and a Stairway

Beth-Ann Kozlovich | Posted 08.22.2014 | Hawaii
Beth-Ann Kozlovich

For me, there is no cemetery. I sit on the stairs facing the bookcase on the landing where my father's ashes are beautifully boxed. Usually, I have a Coke and a couple of French fries in hand. Sometimes, I'll play an old Earth, Wind & Fire CD from my dad's collection, maybe Sammy Davis Jr., or Barry White.

Coca-Cola Proposal Reminds Us Just How Sweet Love Can Be

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.14.2014 | Weddings

Frank O'Hara famously wrote a poem titled "Having A Coke With You" that perfectly captures how sweet love can be -- just like this marriage proposal. ...

McLenin's: The Taste of Communism

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Tinatin Japaridze

After imposing a "full embargo" on imports from the West, Russia has made it clear that the latest sanctions are politically motivated. Russians are likely to lose access to certain items that have long stopped being viewed as Western luxuries.

The High Cost Of Sitting Down With Industry

Andy Bellatti | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

The nutritional fable goes something like this: Rather than criticize industry for its questionable practices, health organizations should "sit at the table" with industry leaders and see what compromises can be reached. This all sounds wonderfully cooperative and democratic, but it also ignores some stark realities.

Federal Excise Tax on Sugar Would Be Sweet

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The bill doesn't keep the industry from producing and marketing healthy beverages. In fact, it encourages the production of healthier beverages by basing rates on the amount of sugar in drinks as opposed to taxing by volume regardless of sugar content.

Processed Feud: How the Food Industry Shapes Nutrition

Andy Bellatti | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Public health and nutrition dialogues need clear, explicit messages. Naturally-occurring sugars and added sugars are very different animals. The same goes for processed foods. How is it that a national nutrition organization can simply choose not to recognize that cooking a pot of oatmeal is vastly different from making a Three Musketeers bar in a processing plant?

Brave New Marketing World: From Chaos to Order

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The digital revolution has intensified the clash between the top-down and bottom-up brand-building models: the former is fueled by clarity of message, which is articulated by the manufacturer; the latter is unpredictable, on the street, of and for the people.

Coke Is Paying Expat Employees To Deal With Pollution

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green

As a child, maybe you were asked on the playground how much money you would have to be paid to eat a bug or do something gross. Well, what if someone ...

Coke's New Ad Wishes Muslims Ramadan Kareem

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

There's nothing in life quite like the feeling of being totally understood. Whether it's your academic interests, your career choices, the way you dre...

Working Off a Coke: Warped Logic at Its Finest

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The ad imagines what would happen if people paid for their can of Coke by working off the calories it contains. It shows that people are different, but on average, working off a can of soda takes just 23 minutes of cycling.

Stuck in the Job

Michael Drew | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

It used to be that people stayed with jobs they didn't like because they had decent health care coverage through their company's insurance. Now they're stuck because they have a non-compete clause built into their employment contract.

Conversations with Colbie Caillat, Diane Schuur, Morgan James and Wendy Colonna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Colbie Caillat: "I love vinyl. My parents raised us listening to that, with the importance of how music sounds, and the quality and everything. So yes, I have a record player and I love listening to it."

Soda Taxes Can Work. Here's How.

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business

Soda taxes can work, according to a new study. We've just been proposing the wrong type. A new study published in the American Journal of Agricultu...

Who Is Really Behind the Assault on School Nutrition Standards?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Why won't SNA leaders and House Republicans stand up for our children's health instead of trying to dismantle nutrition standards that are improving their lives?

Why All of Us Should Be Fed Up

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

What does it mean when the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the world's packaged food and drink industry, puts out a defensive press release about a documentary before it is released? I'd say it means they are scared, and, after viewing the new film Fed Up, I can understand why.

What Exactly Is Fair CEO Compensation?

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

When you are passionate enough about something, you often don't need a lot in monetary compensation.

Fed Up With Big Soda?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Every once in a few years, a documentary about food captures the public's imagination and inspires people to make changes in their lives and in our food environment. The latest, and perhaps the most strategic, of these is Fed Up, the film about food industry's contribution to obesity.

Real-Time Warren Buffett and Social Media Selfies

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

If social media content and engagement are a "rabbit hole," then "social aptitude," or what Buffett likes to refer to as circle of competence, is about "not how large the area of it is, it's how well you've defined the perimeter."