Why “Soda Taxes Slim Wallets, Not Waistlines”

July 7, 2016

Soda taxes are often sold on false claims that they will reduce obesity and make people healthier, but the fact is there is zero evidence to back up these…

Beverage Taxes are Just a Bad Idea

July 5, 2016

In a recent article on Reason.com, Baylen Linnekin asks if a discriminatory tax on a common grocery item really provides any benefits. Linnekin breaks…

The Evidence is Clear, Taxes are not the Solution to Obesity

June 29, 2016

Academic research studies have all reached same conclusion – taxes on soda are regressive and they don’t make people any healthier. In a recent piece…

Complex Challenges Require Comprehensive Solutions

June 28, 2016

Obesity and obesity-related diseases are complex challenges driven by a variety of factors, including genetics, a lack of physical activity and the over…

Taxing Beverages is “Flawed” and “Lazy”

June 24, 2016

Populations world-wide are facing the public health challenge of obesity and are searching for actionable solutions. What does not work are discriminatory…

Five Reasons Americans Dislike Beverage Taxes

June 22, 2016

Taxes on common beverages are highly unpopular with Americans and are almost always rejected because they are bad public policy. Below we break down five…

Summer is Here!

June 20, 2016

Today marks the first day of summer, and cities across the country are starting to feel the heat. With record breaking temperatures sweeping the nation…

Discriminatory Taxes Send the Wrong Message to Consumers

June 16, 2016

It is no secret that obesity is a serious and complex challenge that our country is facing. The beverage industry is doing its part, providing consumers…

Proving Why Beverage Taxes are Harmful and Ineffective

June 15, 2016

The evidence that beverage taxes are regressive and do little to improve obesity rates is overwhelming. In a recent piece for the Competitive Enterprise…

Science Backs Up the Safety of BPA

June 13, 2016

We often hear reports in the media about certain ingredients in our foods and beverages that cause us to question their safety, but when it comes to Bisphenol…