| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:51 PM
As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:22 PM
PepsiCo has signed a deal that allows employees and dependents across the nation to get certain surgeries at Johns Hopkins Hospital — a cutting-edge arrangement that could grow in popularity as companies look to provide better health care and...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:17 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high around 46 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight with a low temperature around 35 degrees.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
Man shot by...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:39 PM
For advocates of gender equality, this week's ouster of two of corporate America's most powerful women served as a reminder of how little progress U.S. companies have made in promoting women to executive positions.
In particular, Yahoo Inc.'s decision to...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Coca-Cola Co. and Kraft Foods Inc. bowed to consumer pressure this week and cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has recently backed controversial voter ID and so-called “stand your ground&...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:03 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Junk food may soon be hard to buy at American public schools as the U.S. government readies new rules requiring healthier foods to be sold beyond the cafeteria - a move most parents support, according to a poll released on Thursday....
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) has long and controversial ties with large food and beverage corporations, including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Hershey, Kraft and Unilever.
As partners, the companies have a national platform at nutrition...
| Feb 20, 2012
You can give people all sorts of useful information, but that doesn't mean they'll use it.
Case in point: the Nutrition Facts panels inscribed on nearly every can, box, jug, carton and plastic wrapper in which food has been sold since 1994. These small,...