Beverage Industry Leaders Come Together on One Stage For Unique Town Hall Event at InterBev 2010

August 4, 2010

The American Beverage Association (ABA) and the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) are pleased to announce an exciting Industry Town Hall event at InterBev 2010. The Town Hall will take place on center stage on the trade show floor and will feature top executives from three of the beverage industry's largest players...

American Beverage Association Statement on Pancreatic Cancer Study

August 3, 2010

It is important to recognize that this was not a clinical trial performed on humans, but rather a test tube study. In addition, the isolated cancer cells were subjected to extremely high levels of fructose that are unlikely in normal human metabolic processes.

Beverage Industry Supports Efforts to Reauthorize Child Nutrition Standards this Year

July 14, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Beverage Association (ABA) today expressed its support for efforts by the House Education and Labor Committee, chaired by Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., to advance bipartisan child nutrition legislation in order to successfully reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act this year.

On Earth Day, America's Beverage Industry Marks Its Year-Round Commitment to the Environment

April 21, 2010

As Earth Day approaches, American Beverage Association members are demonstrating their year-round commitment to the environment. America's beverage industry has been a leader in the development of innovative environmental programs and promoting a more sustainable future.

Beverage Industry Will Make Calories More Clear and Useable for Consumers

February 9, 2010

Answering First Lady Michelle Obama's call for innovative industry initiatives that contribute to her healthy families program, America's non-alcoholic beverage companies are coming together to make the calories in their products even more clear and consumer-friendly by putting the information on the front of all their packages, vending machines and fountain machines.

Independent Survey of Communities Shows Recycling Access Widespread With Room for Growth

October 30, 2009

The American Beverage Association (ABA) released today a report showing that nearly three in four Americans have access to curbside recycling programs - but the infrastructure is in place for millions more to gain access to this convenient and efficient form of recycling.

American Beverage Association Statement on Bottled Water

October 15, 2008

The Environmental Working Group's latest report attempts to frighten and mislead consumers by using a cherry-picked standard that is far beyond federal guidelines.

American Beverage Association Supports Downtown DC Public Recycling Project

July 28, 2008

Today the American Beverage Association (ABA) joined District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty in the kick-off of a public recycling pilot project in downtown Washington. The pilot project is an effort to increase recycling in the downtown area, while also raising awareness about the importance of recycling. The Downtown DC Business Improvement District (BID) and District of Columbia Department of Public Works (DPW) also partnered in the event.

American Beverage Association Statement on Plastic Containers

April 11, 2008

Recent media attention on plastic bottles has raised concern among consumers about the various plastics they come into contact with each day. Consumers should rest assured that the beverage industrys containers pose no public health risk including any alleged risk associated with bisphenol-A.

American Beverage Association Comments on Federal Trade Commission's Green Guide Standards

February 12, 2008

The American Beverage Association today submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) concerning its Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (or Green Guides), which are used to communicate messages to consumers concerning recyclability and environmental attributes about products and packages.