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Soda Industry

Sugary Drinks May Increase Stroke Risk

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A new study from researchers at the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden looked at whether sugary drinks increase the risk of a stro...

The Decline Of Soda In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business

Americans are so over soda. And while that may be good for the their expanding waistlines, it’s bad news for the companies that make the sugary drin...

PepsiCo Investors Push Company To Break Up With... Pepsi

Quartz | Gina Chon | Posted 04.19.2013 | Business

Quartz: Did Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi throw activist investors a bone yesterday? During the call to discuss the company’s latest earnings, Nooyi sa...

What Big Soda Learned From the Marlboro Man

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Food isn't tobacco. And Coca-Cola isn't Philip Morris. But the playbook is the same, and we ignore it at our peril.

Puzzling Leadership Gap as New York NAACP Joins Soda Industry to Fight Ban

Sonia Ospina | Posted 03.28.2013 | Black Voices
Sonia Ospina

While actors in both the government and nonprofits claim to be working for the public interest and should be defending it at all costs, they are ignoring that common ground. Why aren't the leaders of these public service organizations engaging in a conversation around what constitutes their shared vision?

Hello, Pig? Meet Lipstick

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Big Soda must know it has a public relations problem on its hands. With study after study making plainer the links between sugary-drink consumption and obesity, the industry is under siege.

WATCH: Soda Ban Finally Goes To Vote On Thursday

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City cracked down on the sale of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks Thursday in what was celebrated by some as a groun...

Coca-Cola Denies Major Acquisition Rumors

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

-- Monster Beverage Corp.'s shares soared on Monday following a report that Coca-Cola Co. was considering buying the energy drink maker, but the worl...

Kick the Can

Laurie David | Posted 05.13.2012 | Food
Laurie David

In the midst of an epidemic that threatens to kill far too many of our kids, we appeal to the common sense and decency of our celebrities and ask them -- no, beg them -- to stop accepting soda and sugary drink endorsements.