| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:34 PM
PepsiCo Inc., the makers of Pepsi One, the diet version of its popular soft drink, says it is in the process of lowering the levels of caramel coloring in its products to meet state regulations requiring reduced amounts of a chemical believed to cause...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of caramel colorings used in a variety of foods, including colas and other dark soft drinks, to determine whether the agency should act to limit consumers' exposure to a chemical created during...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:21 AM
An Orange County woman has filed suit against PepsiCo Inc., alleging that the food and beverage company failed to warn consumers that its diet soda, Pepsi One, contains a cancer-causing component.
Kelly Ree contends in the lawsuit that Pepsi One...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Can PepsiCo become the next Red Bull?
Frank Cooper III, who serves as the soda giant's chief marketing officer of global consumer engagement, has long championed the power of entertainment as a way to build a loyal fanbase around the company's brands,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Longtime Oscars sponsors Coca-Cola and Hyundai Motor have dropped their support of the event, their places taken by PepsiCo and General Motors, ABC disclosed Thursday.
The Walt Disney network said J.C. Penney, another veteran Oscars advertiser,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:33 AM
PepsiCo Inc. announced plans Friday to invest $5 billion to expand in Mexico over the next five years, a move that will boost its production capacity and add 4,000 new jobs to the country's economy.
The beverage and snack maker said Mexico is "one of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City lawyers tried to convince an appeals court on Tuesday to allow Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on large sugary drinks, three months after it was struck down as an illegal overreach of executive power.
The law, invalidated...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Coca-Cola, the world’s top beverage company and perennial target for critics of sugary drinks, is taking an unusually public stance on obesity by defending its health initiatives on prime-time television.
In a two-minute advertisement set to debut...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:42 AM
IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories.
Each one is...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Brominated vegetable oil, a synthetic chemical that has been patented in Europe as a flame retardant, will no longer double as an ingredient in Gatorade sports drinks.
Molly Carter, a spokeswoman for Gatorade owner PepsiCo Inc., said the company has...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Responding to consumer concerns, PepsiCo today announced that it will remove brominated vegetable oil, an emulsifier, from citrus-flavored Gatorade.
Mississippi teenager Sarah Kavanagh had launched an online petition in November that drew recent media...