Lawmakers Seek to Fill Budget Void in the Name of Public Health

March 17, 2010

Over the last few years, American families have felt the impact of the economic downturn. This latest recession not only rocked the global economy, eliminated…

Making a Difference

March 16, 2010

Through the successful implementation of our School Beverage Guidelines, there are now 88 percent fewer beverage calories being shipped to schools across…

Philadelphia Inquirer Slams Nutter Tax

March 15, 2010

Philadelphians are showing a growing unrest with Mayor Michael Nutter's proposal to tax certain sugar-sweetened beverages, further proving that a proposal…

Tennessee School Board Expands Beverage Offerings

March 11, 2010

High school students in Putnam County, Tenn., will soon enjoy more beverage options during the day. A ban on carbonated beverages left the school vending…

President Clinton Praises Beverage Industry for Changes in Schools

March 10, 2010

On Monday, the American Beverage Association joined President Clinton and Dr. Clyde Yancy, president of the American Heart Association to announce the…

America's Beverage Industry Slashes Calories for Beverages in Schools

March 8, 2010

In 2006, our industry stepped up to do something no other industry had done. We voluntarily agreed to make significant changes in what we sold in America‚Äôs…

Philadelphia Freedom?

March 4, 2010

Spring training for the Philadelphia Phillies kicks off today in Clearwater, Fla., reigniting hope in a city that's struggling to make ends meet during…

New Life for Old Bottles

March 3, 2010

Even if you take a close look at the many t-shirts you see every day, you may not realize that plastic bottles have an unexpected life beyond the recycling…

Colorado Governor Fills Budget Gap by Further Taxing Coloradans

February 25, 2010

Last night in Colorado, Gov. Bill Ritter signed into law a package of nine tax bills which include removing the sales tax exemption from candy and sugar-sweetened…

Poll: New Yorkers Pass on Proposed Tax

February 23, 2010

After being flatly dismissed at the federal level, the contentious soda tax proposal has cropped up in rhetoric in a number of states across the country…