Setting the Record Straight on Calories

September 16, 2015

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about calories. Claims have been made that some calories are different from other calories, so watching…

Challenging Discriminatory Ordinances In San Francisco

September 14, 2015

This summer the City of San Francisco passed legislation targeting sugar-sweetened beverages, one that would require warning labels on billboard advertisements…

Chicagoans Stand Up Against The Beverage Tax Proposal

September 9, 2015

Just when Chicago’s economy is finally starting to show some growth, a city legislator is proposing to put a tax on a common grocery item – beverages…

Soda Taxes Won’t Solve the Obesity Challenge

September 8, 2015

The Berkeley, Calif., city-appointed commission on sugar-sweetened beverages announced that more than $375,000 has been collected from a city-wide tax…

Chicago Workers and Retailers Speak Out Against Beverage Tax Proposal

September 3, 2015

Like many municipalities across the country Chicago is facing a budget shortfall and is looking for ways to fill it. One of the proposals being floated…

It’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September 2, 2015

President Obama’s proclamation announcing that September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month said that “childhood obesity rates have stopped…

Soda Taxes Are The Wrong Approach In Chicago – And Elsewhere

September 1, 2015

Some local legislators in Chicago are proposing to slap yet another tax on beverages, claiming it will improve public health while also helping dig the…

Bringing Americans Clear Calorie Information

August 28, 2015

It would be hard to find an industry that does more to respond to consumer demand for facts about its products than the beverage industry.
Leading beverage…

Encouraging Balance In Communities Nationwide

August 26, 2015

America’s beverage companies are constantly looking for ways to be an industry leader in public health with our efforts to reduce obesity.
Just last…

Beverage Industry Ready for Back-to-School

August 24, 2015

It’s old truism that when there’s a problem, some look to assign blame and others look to find solutions. The beverage industry knows this firsthand…