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  • Coca-Cola takes on obesity issue in prime-time ad campaign

    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...
  • Doritos to launch 'Taco Bell' chips inspired by Doritos Locos Tacos

    Doritos to launch 'Taco Bell' chips inspired by Doritos Locos Tacos
    Since launching in March, Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos have become the company’s most successful new product. Now, Doritos will see if the appeal goes both ways by launching chips in a “Taco Bell” flavor. The chips are to be...
  • Fruit juices and smoothies: Dangerous for your health?

     Fruit juices and smoothies: Dangerous for your health?
    The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving. Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
  • McKayla Maroney retires unimpressed face for 7Up endorsement deal

    McKayla Maroney retires unimpressed face for 7Up endorsement deal
    Olympian McKayla Maroney is about as well known for her endlessly memed unimpressed smirk as she is for her powerhouse performance on the vault. So will she be recognizable wearing a smile in a new advertising campaign this month for Dr Pepper Snapple...
  • New York City lawyers argue to bring back soda ban

    New York City lawyers argue to bring back soda ban
    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...
  • PepsiCo takes down Mountain Dew ad criticized as racist

    PepsiCo takes down Mountain Dew ad criticized as racist
    PepsiCo has removed an online ad plugging its Mountain Dew soft drink after viewers complained that the spot –-- featuring a battered and terrified white woman trying to pick a suspect out of a lineup of black men -- was racist and misogynistic....
  • Gatorade pulls ingredient linked to flame retardant

    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...
  • Coca-Cola anti-obesity promises include no advertising to kids

    Coca-Cola is making major promises to fight obesity – ceasing advertisements directed at kids, slapping calorie counts on all its packaging – as the soda giant stares down a rising tide of concern over sugar-stuffed beverages. On Wednesday,...
  • After Gatorade removes controversial ingredient BVO, will Powerade?

    After Gatorade removes controversial ingredient BVO, will Powerade?
    Just weeks after PepsiCo Inc. announced it would remove a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drinks, an online petition is urging Coca-Cola Co. to remove brominated vegetable oil from its Powerade sports drinks. The petition, started by a...
  • 3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?

    3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?
    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...
  • Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal

    Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal
    Pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter should make her $50-million endorsement deal with soda maker PepsiCo the best thing she never had, according to a health advocacy group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest is ringing the alarm on the diva&...