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…

How Effective Is The Berkeley Soda Tax?

August 21, 2015

Last November, Berkeley passed a one-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages under the assumption that if beverages were more expensive, people…

Taxes On Sugar Are Not A Solution

August 18, 2015

We know that soda taxes are not an effective solution to obesity Yet, still some city and state lawmakers introduce them as a means to address public health…

Chicago Stands United Against Beverage Tax Proposal

August 17, 2015

The last thing Windy City families need is another tax at the grocery store checkout. Yet Chicago Alderman George Cardenas recently proposed a discriminatory…

Less To Worry About For Back-To-School

August 14, 2015

Across America, children will soon be returning to school after summer break. With this significant transition comes many other, perhaps smaller, transitions…

It’s Getting Hot in Here (Still)

August 13, 2015

Well, it’s August and you know what that means! No, not last minute vacations or back-to-school shopping. That’s right, the sun is beating down (relentlessly)…