Biting Back at Bittman

July 26, 2011

You might have read an opinion piece in the New York Times by Mark Bittman this past Sunday.  It’s no surprise that this long-time critic of the beverage…

Let's Move Continues Its Commitment to Children and Their Communities

July 25, 2011

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama announced further commitments in her “Let’s Move!” campaign. In a press release, the White House said that SUPERVALU…

The Rest of the Reuters Story

July 21, 2011

Yesterday we blogged about what Reuters didn’t tell you in their one-sided story about the beverage industry’s use of open records laws to request…

What Reuters Didn’t Tell You

July 20, 2011

Reuters recently posted an egregiously one-sided story about the beverage industry’s use of open records laws to request public documents from a few…

Helping You Choose the Beverage That's Right for You

July 15, 2011

Watching the Women’s World Cup? Heading off to picnic in the grass? Or maybe just taking a hydration break to cool down this summer? Keep your eyes open…

Increasingly Unpopular Soda Tax

July 6, 2011

Earlier this week we read in FoodNavigator-USA.com about a poll that found more than 64 percent of respondents oppose a soda tax.  This is just the latest…

Choosing the Beverage That's Right for You

June 30, 2011

Over the past few days we’ve read a few articles about some research presented last weekend at a scientific conference about the alleged impact of diet…

Taxes Aren't the Answer

June 27, 2011

Last week you may have seen some media coverage of an article in the New England Journal of Medicine that concluded that some foods are more likely to…

Putting Calorie Information Right Up Front

June 23, 2011

You might have read about front-of-pack labeling in the news recently, and what some industries are doing to provide information to consumers.  If you…

Philadelphians Rally to Oppose Mayor Nutter's Soda Tax

June 15, 2011

Yesterday in Philadelphia, members of the Philly Jobs. Not Taxes. coalition came out in large numbers to make their opposition to Mayor Michael Nutter’s…