Happy President’s Day!

February 15, 2016

Today, marks the 131st official President’s Day, which was originally established to commemorate the birthday of our first president, George Washington…

In Baltimore, “Learning Journeys” Help Combat Childhood Obesity

February 11, 2016

Last month, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America awarded over $400,000 to mayors of six cities who…

Smoke and Mirrors of the Mexico Soda Tax

February 10, 2016

About two years ago, Mexico implemented a 10 percent excise tax on all sugar-sweetened beverages under the guise that it would improve public health in…

Paving the Way for Environmental Stewardship

February 8, 2016

America’s leading beverage companies have long been leaders when it comes to protecting the planet and preserving natural resources. For years, they…

Negative Dietary Advice is Leading Americans Down the Wrong Path

February 4, 2016

A team of researchers out of Arizona State University recently found the idea that “people do the opposite of what they are told” applies to the current…

Davis, Calif., Stands with Small Businesses and Consumers

February 3, 2016

Last night the Davis, Calif., city council stood with local small businesses and consumers and voted down a proposal which could have led to taxes on common…

Uncovering the Real Cost of Beverage Taxes

January 29, 2016

As the California State Assembly gets ready to kick into high gear, one Assemblyman is pledging to stand firm against new, burdensome taxes that would…

Encouraging a “Healthy Me” in Everett, Mass.

January 28, 2016

Last week the United States Conference of Mayors and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America selected Everett, Mass., Mayor Carlo DeMaria…

Looking At The Whole Pie

January 26, 2016

Mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said, “The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanations of complex facts. We are apt…

The Folly of Taxes

January 20, 2016

The Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) says that policymakers considering taxing common grocery items for health reasons should look no further than Mexico…