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  • WHO recommends food marketing curbs for child obesity

    WHO recommends food marketing curbs for child obesity
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Governments must work with industry to restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar and dangerous fats targeted at children to tackle an epidemic of obesity and other diseases, health officials said on Friday. The call is part...
  • Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity

    Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. cancer lobby group is urging the Surgeon General to conduct a sweeping study of the impact of sugar-sweetened beverages on consumer health, saying such drinks play major role in the nation's obesity crisis and require...
  • Coca-Cola bets $7 billion on India's changing consumers

    Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest soft-drink maker, plans to spend a total of $7 billion on India through 2020 as it attempts to take advantage of the country’s changing consumer tastes. The company will add a $3 billion investment to the $2...
  • Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program

    Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program
    On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
  • Coca-Cola, Kraft leave conservative ALEC after boycott launched

    Coca-Cola, Kraft leave conservative ALEC after boycott launched
    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&...
  • Seeking the right recipe for food labels

    Seeking the right recipe for food labels
    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,...
  • Michael Jackson is back! Pepsi to use pop star to boost brand

    Michael Jackson is back! Pepsi to use pop star to boost brand
    PepsiCo Inc. desperately needs some razzle dazzle to boost its brand. Who better to help than Michael Jackson, the music icon whose career made short work of attendance and album sales records? So what if the King of Pop is no longer alive? The...
  • An American pretzel in Tokyo: Wetzel's goes Asian

    An American pretzel in Tokyo: Wetzel's goes Asian
    In the land of sushi, ramen and tempura, pretzel sales apparently do gangbusters. After launching its first Asian outpost in Japan, Pasadena-based Wetzel’s Pretzels said the store has become its top-selling location worldwide. Photos show snaking...
  • Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings

    Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings
    PepsiCo. Inc., purveyor of sodas and brands such as Quaker, Frito-Lay and Gatorade, has a new sacred cow: dairy. This month, the soft drink giant will venture into the increasingly active yogurt market, starting with products in 17 markets in the...
  • Does Coke market to kids? You decide

    Does Coke market to kids? You decide
    After reading my recent blog item about a study that suggested kids who play sports eat more junk food, Kevin Morris, Coca-Cola's vice president of Public Affairs and Communications, wrote to "set the record straight." He stressed that Coke doesn't market...
  • Holistic nutrition is weak on science, strong on selling supplements

    Holistic nutrition is weak on science, strong on selling supplements
    "Holistic nutrition." You may not know the term, but you've surely heard its claims. Among other things, holistic nutritionists (or HNs, as they call themselves) may teach that fluoride and pesticides are lethal, that most diseases and detrimental...